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Arcticus specifications

Nov 6, 2015 03:37 PM

Owner/Operator: U.S. Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Designer: JMS Naval Architects, Mystic, Conn.
Builder: Burger Boat Company, Manitowoc, Wis.
Dimensions: L: 78’ B: 26’ D: 11’
Mission: Fisheries research in the Great Lakes
Crew size: Three plus six scientists

HULL
Steel monohull

PERFORMANCE
Full speed: 10.5 knots
Cruising speed: 9.5 knots

PROPULSION
(2) Caterpillar C12 engines, 454 hp each
(2) Kahlenberg four-blade, 46-inch-diameter, stainless-steel propellers with Aquamet 17 propeller shafts
Twin Disc MGX-5114 DC gears, 4.17:1 ratio
Wesmar V2-18 bow thruster

GENERATORS
(2) Caterpillar C4.4, 99-kW auxiliary gensets

CAPACITIES
Fuel: 7,213 gallons
Potable water: 1,800 gallons
Hydraulic oil: 162 gallons

DECK EQUIPMENT
Hawboldt/Burger Boat CTD boom winch
(2) Hawboldt trawl winches with 2,000 feet of wire
Hawboldt anchor windlass
Hawboldt stacked net reels
Crosley 30-inch gillnet lifter
NET Systems custom-built trawl doors
Rapp Marine crane, 10,000-pound capacity

NAVIGATION/COMMUNICATIONS
Furuno FAR 2117 and FAR 1945 radars
Marine PC electronic chart display
Ritchie SP-6 compass
Furuno FA150 AIS
Rose Point e-nav software
Simrad AP70 autopilot
Kahlenberg T-2 air horn
Lopolight navigation lights with JBox Inc. controller
(2) Carlisle & Finch searchlights, 500-watt xenon
(2) Icom M604 VHF radios
KVH TracVision TV3 satellite system
Furuno LH-3000 loud hailer

FIRE/SAFETY
Onboard fire suppression: Kidde-Fenwal, CO2 plus six hose stations
Honeywell Notifier fire alarms
(2) MP water pumps 

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT
Controlled Water Systems water maker
Sherwin-Williams coatings

CLASSIFICATIONS
Uninspected oceanographic vessel

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