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Vessel Data and Contact Information for the

Last Updated - 3/24/2011
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: Coastline Marine Services Ltd
Operator: Coastline Surveys Ltd
Contact: David Hitchcock
Address: 1 Marine House, Falmouth Marina
North Parade
Falmouth, Cornwall UK TR11 2TD
Telephone: +44 1326 311220
Fax: +44 1326 314262
Year Built: 1977
Ship URL: Link to Ship Home Page

Ship Schedule URL:


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Main Dimensions

  Length OA: 23.5  m
  Breadth: 8  m
  Freeboard to working deck: 0.8  m
  Max. draft: 2.6  m

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Main Vessel Activity

  Main Activity:
  Operating Area: UK / Northern West Europe
  Navy Grids Supported:

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Capacities and Working Spaces

  Gross tonnage: 280  GRT
  Dry cargo holds: Unknown
  Fuel: 44  m3
  Wet Labs Area: 10  m2
  Dry Lab Area: 10  m2
  Fresh Water
 Storage Capacity:
9  m3
  Fresh Water Generator Capacity: 0  m3/day
  Scientific Clean Water Generation: Unknown
  Free Working Deck Area: 80  m2
  Space for container lab: Unknown
  Radioactive Isotope Work Areas: Unknown

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Range, Speed and Endurance

  Range: 4000  nautical miles
  Cruising Speed: 8  kts.
  Max. Speed: 9  kts.
  Endurance: 9  days

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  Officers: 2
  Other crew: 4
  Scientists: 6
  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: 3, 5, 6m viborcore / vibracore
  Grab Sampler: Van Veen, Day, Hamon, Shipek
  Box Corer: Yes
  Gravity Corer: Yes
  Piston Corer: Yes
  Multi Corer: Unknown

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Underwater Vehicle Capabilities:

  Underwater Vehicle Support: Unknown
  ROVs: Yes
  AUVs: Yes
  Submersibles: Unknown

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Diving Support:

  Diving Capabilities: Unknown

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Engineering Design Particulars


Ice Breaking Ability:


Hull Materials:

  Dynamic Positioning Ability: No
  Engines: Main engine(s): number:  2   make:  Cummins NTA 855 M
Power (BHP) each engine:  350
Propeller Diameter:  1.8   m Max. RPM:   250
Total power auxiliary diesels:  300   HP
  Electrical Systems:  


 Voltages: 120
     kVA: Unknown
    Phases: 3


50  Hz

Stabilized System:  Unknown  VAC  Unknown  AMPs   Unknown  Hz



  12/24   Volts with  24  Volts Max


Fixed Equipment

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Navigation and Communication:

  Navigational Equipment: PC / ECDIS / chart plotter
  Communications Equipment: VHF / MF
  Satellite Communications Equipment: Iridium
  GPS: Trimble, hemisphere, Starfix, Omnistar

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Acoustics and Profiling:

  Echosounders: Odom (210kHz), SyQwest (33/210kHz), Furuno 33khz
  Sonar Type: GeoAcoustics
  Sea Surface Mapping System: Unknown
  Side Scanning: GeoAcoustics / Edgetech
  Multibeam: Unknown
  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler: RDI
  Silent Ship Operations: Unknown

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  Winches: 2  
    Steel Wire Length: 150  m,  safe working load:  3  tons
    Conducting Cable Length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Trawl winch length:  Unknown , safe working load:  Unknown
    Other Winches:
      Length:  250  m , safe working load:  5  tons
  Gantry: Position: Aft

Clearance above deck:  6  m , and outboard extension:  3  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  8  tons

  Crane: Position: Midships

Clearance above deck:  10  m  and outboard extension:  6  m


Safe working load at maximum reach:  2  tons

  Other:   Unknown

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Vessel Construction and Maintenance Supervision

  Construction Supervised by: ABS
  Classification Society: MCA
  Others, Specify: mecal
OCEANIC - Ships Schedules & Information Pages
University of Delaware, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
Lewes, Delaware  19958
Phone:  (302) 645-4225