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R/V Knorr Specifications

Built: 1969
Length: 279 feet (85 m)
Draft: 16.5 feet (5 m), with bow thruster lowered - 23 ft (7 m)
Displacement: 2,685 LT
Range: 12,000 NM
Laboratories: 2,756 sq. feet
Speed: 11.0 knots cruising
Endurance: 60 days
Fuel Capacity: 160,500 gallons
Mid-Life Overhaul: 1989-1991
Beam: 46 feet (14 m)
Gross Tons: 2,518 T
Complement:
     Crew - 22
     Scientists - 32
     Technicians - 2
Propulsion: Two Lips diesel-electric azimuthing stern thrusters, 1500 SHP each
Bow Thruster: Lips retractable azimuthing 900 SHP
Ship Service Generators: 3 @ 1,110 KW 600 VAC, 1 @ 560 KW 600 VAC
Portable Van Space: At least six 20 ft. vans
Winches:
     Trawl - 30,000' 9/16" wire
     Hydro (2) - 30,000' 3-cond. EM or 1/4" wire
Heavy Equipment:
     Cranes - two 60,000 lbs. capacity
     Midships hydro boom
     HIAB crane
Sewage System:
     3,600 gallons/day
     7,000 gal. holding capacity
Ownership: Title held by U.S. Navy; Operated under charter agreement with Office of Naval Research
Other Features: Two instrument hangars, fully equipped machine shop, dynamic-positioning system, four transducer wells, one rigid-hull inflatable rescue/work boat