Image of the Day

58 / 365

r/v knorr refit

Two halves make a larger whole

A R/V Knorr refit from 1989-1991 included lengthening the vessel by 33 feet (10 meters) to 279 feet (85 meters). The ship was cut in half at McDermott Shipyard in Amelia, Louisiana, to accommodate installation of a new propulsion system and new construction that would give it greater range, allow a larger science party, and provide more deck and lab space. (Photo courtesy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Archives)

SHARE THIS:

Image and Visual Licensing

Text, images, graphics and other material contained on this website are subject to copyright. For more information or to license material, please contact the WHOI Media Relations Office, media@whoi.edu or (508) 289-3340.

Explore Visual WHOI

Search multimedia database

License our Visuals