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Hugh R. Sharp
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Schedules can be found at http://strs.unols.org/Public/diu_schedule_view.aspx?ship_id=10036&year=2009
Ships
The R/V Hugh R. Sharp is the newest vessel in the CEOE Fleet. The 146-foot, state-of-the-art coastal research vessel operates as a member of the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS). UNOLS is a consortium of 64 academic institutions and national research laboratories. One of its chief functions is to ensure the efficient scheduling of scientific cruises aboard the 28 research vessels located at 21 of its member institutions.
CONTACT
Bill Byam
University of Delaware
(302) 645.4341
byam@udel.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Ship TypeResearch Vessel
Operating AreaIt typically operates in the coastal waters from Long Island, New York, to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, as well as the Delaware and Chesapeake Bays. Projects occasionally require the vessel to work as far north as the Gulf of Maine, as far south as Flor
Endurance~14 days
Crusing Speed10-11 knots
Lab SpaceDry Lab- 340 ft², Wet Lab- 260 ft²
Power Availability
Berthing Space14-20 for 18 days
Deck SpaceMain Deck After- 1500 ft², Clear Rail Length (Starboard)- 53 ft.
Telemetry Available
UPDATED ON
29 Mar 2010 14:39