MV Alucia & MV Umbra

Science Operations

M/V Alucia

M/V Alucia was built specifically as a heavy lift ship and launch/recovery platform for diving and submersible operations. She's undergone an extensive refit and now boasts a stunning luxury interior, a large helo-deck to support various helicopter operations, as well as the latest in technical diving equipment including a new diving locker, two Zodiac inflatables and two rigid hull inflatables (RHIBs). She is ready to dive with two submarines, the Triton 3300/3 and the Deep Rover 2, both rated for a maximum depth of 1000 meters.

General Specifications

Type: Special Purpose (Research)
Length: 51.77 m (169.85 ft)
Beam: 11.88 m (38.98 ft)
Draft: 4.34 m (14.24 ft)
Gross tonnage: 1,396 tons
Hull: Steel
Engines: 2x Cummins diesel
Generators: 3x Detroit Series 60
Speed: 10 knots (cruising)
Range: 7000 nautical miles
Fuel capacity: 353.05 tons
Accommodations
      Science: 11
      Crew: 22

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Last updated: February 10, 2016