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Atlantis (AGOR-25) Construction Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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August 1, 1995

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Construction is progressing at Halter Marine Inc. in Moss Point, Mississippi, on the 274-foot Atlantis (AGOR-25). The diagram indicates status of construction. TMG refers to Trinity Marine Gulfport and HMI indicates Halter

Halter Marine delivered the Thomas G. Thompson (AGOR-23) to the University of Washington in 1990 and is building the Roger Revelle (AGOR-24) for Scripps Institution of Oceanography for delivery in 1996. Delivery of Atlantis (AGOR-25) to WHOI is expected in 1997.

For additional information, contact: Shelley Lauzon, Senior News Officer Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, 02543 508-457-2000, ext. 2270 FAX: 508-457-2180 slauzon@whoi.edu

Originally published: August 1, 1995