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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 4/19/2006
Main Activities
Capacities & Workspaces
Range, Speed, Endurance
DP Equipment
CTD Specs
Coring Specs
Underwater Vehicles
Diving Capabilities
Engineering Design
Navigation & Communications
Acoustics & Profiling
Winches, Gantries & Cranes
Country: UK

NODC Code:

    Call Sign: Unknown
Owner: Diablo Charters
Operator: Diablo Charters
Contact: Ken Miles
Address: 17 Percy Gardens Whitley Bay Tyne & Wear NE 25 8 RF
Telephone: +44191 2512855 Mob07765 781577
Fax: +44191 2512855
Year Built: 1994
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 10  m
  Breadth: 3.5  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 0.6  m
  Max. draft: 0.9  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity: Dive/Survey vessel
  Operating Area: Northeast UK
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 6  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 0.5  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 9  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 4  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
0  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 0  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: n/a
  Free Working Deck Area: 9  m2
  Space for container lab: n/a  m
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 200  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 15  kts.
  Max. Speed: 20  kts.
  Endurance: 1  days

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  Officers: 2
  Other crew: Unknown
  Scientists: Unknown
  Air Conditioned:  No

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Data Processing Equipment:

  Computers: Unknown
  Printing/Plotting: Unknown

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CTD Specifications:

  CTD Aboard: Unknown
  CTD Type: Unknown
  CTD Tow able: Unknown
  CTD Oxygen Sensing: Unknown
  CTD Transmissivity: Unknown
  CTD Fluormeter: Unknown
  CTD Rosette: Unknown

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Coring Specifications:

  Coring Capabilities Aboard: Has worked using coring sampler hired in for specific survey
  Grab Sampler: Has worked using Grab sampler hired in for specific survey
  Box Corer: Unknown
  Gravity Corer: Unknown
  Piston Corer: Unknown
  Multi Corer: Unknown

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Underwater Vehicle Capabilities:

  Underwater Vehicle Support: Can be arranged
  ROVs: Yes
  AUVs: Unknown
  Submersibles: No

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Diving Support:

  Diving Capabilities: This vessel has been specifically designed for dive support and has electric diver lift at rear with walkthrough Transom ideal to launch survey equipment fish/ transponders

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Engineering Design Particulars


Ice Breaking Ability:


Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: No
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  1   make:  Cummins turbo Diesel BT6
Power (BHP) each engine:  250
Propeller Diameter:  0.3   m Max. RPM:   2800
Total power auxiliary diesels:  0   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 250
     kVA: 1
    Phases: 1


50  Hz

Stabilized System:   VAC   AMPs    Hz



  12   Volts with  12  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: GPS plotter Ratheon 20mile Radar
  Communications Equipment: ICOM DSC VHF Navico VHF Humminbird handheld
  Satellite Communications Equipment: n/a
  GPS: CMAP UK WATERS PLOTTER dgps Furuno GPS, Ratheon 20xx Radar

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Koden 7ins 50hz / 200hz
  Sonar Type: Unknown
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: Unknown
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: Unknown
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: 1  
    Steel Wire Length: Unknown  safe working load:  Unknown
    Conducting Cable Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
  Gantry: Position: Rear deck

Clearance above deck:  2.5  m , and outboard extension:  0.75  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  0.75  tons

  Crane: Position: Unknown

Clearance above deck:  Unknown  and outboard extension:  Unknown


Safe working load at maximum reach:  Unknown

  Other:   1 ton capstan winch

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: Cygnus Marine
  Classification Society: MCA Yellow / Brown Commercial code 4 20 mile 60 mi
  Others, Specify: Unknown
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University of Delaware, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
Lewes, Delaware  19958
Phone:  (302) 645-4225