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Ship Information

WHOI operates four research vessels with different capabilities. Find information about each ship's specifications, capabilities, layouts, schedules and much more at the below links.

R/V Atlantis

Atlantis is designed as a general purpose vessel and specifically outfitted for launching and servicing the Alvin human occupied submersible.

R/V Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong is a large general purpose research vessel that operates globally and can accomodate a wide range of oceanographic tasks.

R/V Tioga

The Tioga is a small, fast research vessel designed and outfitted for oceanographic research close to shore.