Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Questionnaire

Jason Winch Test


R/V Knorr


Cruise Party

Matthew Heintz: Chief Scientist, Principal Investigator
Organization Name 266 Woods Hole Rd Woods Hole, MA USA 02543
+1 508 289 3426

Departure: Woods Hole on Jul 26, 2013

Arrival: Woods Hole on Jul 28, 2013

Mobilization Date: Jul 25, 2013

Demobilization Date: Jul 28, 2013

Supporting documentation:

Operations Area: Coastal New England


Depth Range: min / max (m)

Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? no

Science objectives

Jason Winch Test utilizing the Towcam in deepest water available within a transit radius from Woods Hole.

Science Activities

Lower Towcam on the Jason winch.

Pre-cruise planning meeting: Visit WHOI

Meeting held June 12 2013


Funding Agency: WHOI #000000000

- added WHOI #000000000 on Jul 19, 2013 9:18 AM by Chad Smith

R/V Knorr

Critical CTD Sensors: Towcam (Fornari)

Storage Notes:


Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no

Will you be using Doppler/GPS navigation? no

Navigation Notes:


Other Portable Winch

Winch Notes: Jason Winch: Weight 38,000 lbs (2 pieces)Requires 480V 3 Phase @ 300A

Wire Notes: Will be using the wire currently on the Jason winch.
Slip ring required? no Number of conductors: 
Non-standard wire required? no Type: 
Traction winch required? no Describe: 

Other Science Vans:

Other Science Vans:
Science Van 1
Type/size: Jason Control Van (7,500lbs) Location:
Water: Power:480v 3 Phase 300Amps

Specialized Deck Equipment

Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Required: no Type: 
Cruise Specific Science Winch Required: no Type: 
Nets Required: no Type: 

Over the Side Equipment

Will you be bringing any equipment (winches, blocks, etc.) that lowers instruments over the side? yes

Details: Towcam

Special Requirements

Elecrical Power: yes Identify: Jason Winch 480V 3 Phase 300 Amps
Equipment Handling: no Identify: 
Inter/intraship Communications: no Identify: 
Science Stowage: no Identify: 
Water: no Identify: 

Additional Cruise Items/Activities

Explosive Devices: no
Portable Air Compressors: no
Flammable Gases: no
Small Boat Operations: no
SCUBA Diving Operations: no

Hazardous Material

Will hazardous material be utilized? no

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes: no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise? yes

Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other): 

Other required equipment and special needs: 
Date Submitted: Jul 19, 2013 9:18 AM by Chad Smith