Specifications

Built: 2004
Repowered: 2019
Length: 60 feet
Beam: 17 feet
Draft: 5 feet
Gross Tons: 53 T
Range: 400 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: 14 knots cruising

Complement:

  • Crew - 2 (additional required for extended trips)
  • Accommodations - 6 bunks (10 people on day trips)

Main Engines: Twin Caterpillar C18 Diesel @715 HP each

Ship Generator: 30 kW diesel
Winches:

  • Trawl - 600 meters of 5/16" Amsteel synthetic line
  • CTD - 737 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.
  • Chartplotter - Furuno TZ touch with dual 12" screen, Furuno Radar and Depth sounder display
  • Autopilot - Simrad
  • Depth Sounder - Furuno DFF3D Network Multi Beam Sonar
  • Iridium phone - 011-881-651-453-512
  • Captain's cell phone - 508-737-7445
R/V Tioga leaving Woods Hole with Sentry on deck. (Photo by John Dyke, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)