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R/V Tioga Specifications

Built: 2004
Length: 60 feet
Beam: 17 feet
Draft: 5 feet
Gross Tons: 53 T
Range: 300 NM
Endurance: Usually one day, occasionally 2-3 days
Fuel Capacity: 2,000 gallons
Deck Area: 300 sq. ft. aft deck
Laboratory Area: 200 sq. feet
Speeds: 18 knots cruising
Complement:
     Crew - 2 (additional required for extended trips)
     Accomodations - 6 bunks (10 people on day trips)
Main Engines: Twin Series 60 Detroit Diesels - 750 HP each
Ship Generator: 32 kW diesel
Winches:
     Trawl - 800 meters of 5/16" 3x19 wire
     CTD - 750 meters of 0.322" 3-conductor cable
Heavy Equipment:

     Stern A-frame - 4,600 lb capacity from crossbeam, 2,000 lbs from peak
     Port/starboard davits - 750 lbs capacity each
Ownership: Solely owned by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Other Features: Dive platform, transducer wells, full science instrumentation, UNOLS standard deck bolt down pattern
Communications, Navigation and Sounding Electronics:
     VHF Marine Radio (2 each) - Icom IC-127 with 8’ Shakespheare
     SSB Radio - Icom IC-M700 PRO (21) with coupler and 23’ Ant.
     Iridium Phone - 011-883-651-453-512
     Captains Cell phone - 774-836-0054
     Radar - Furuno 1942 or Equal
     Depth Sounder - Furuno FCV-582 Color Video Sounder
     DGPS - Northstar 951XD
     Robertson AP-45 autopilot