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Thompson
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Schedules can be found at http://www.ocean.washington.edu/vessels/TGT/TGTcalendar.html
Ships
The R/V Thomas G. Thompson (AGOR-23) was constructed by Halter Marine and funded by the U.S. Navy. The vessel was delivered to ONR on 8 July 1991 and is operated by the University of Washington, under a Charter Party Agreement, on behalf of NORCOR. The R/V THOMPSON is a thoroughly modern vessel capable of multidisciplinary research in most oceans of the world.
CONTACT
Tony Burke
University of Washington School of Oceanography
(206) 543-7770
tonyb@ocean.washington.edu; tonyb@thompson.ocean.washington.edu
http://www.ocean.washington.edu/people/faculty.jsp?id=77&keywords=tonyb
SPECIFICATIONS
Ship TypeResearch vessel
Operating Area
Endurance
Crusing Speed
Lab SpaceSee http://www.ocean.washington.edu/vessels/TGT/ops_manual/sws.html & http://www.ocean.washington.edu/vessels/SSSG/tgt_labs.html
Power AvailabilityPrimary Propulsion- 3 generators 1,500 KW CAT/KATO; Primary Electric- 3 generators 715 KW CAT/KATO; Emergency Power- 1 generator 250 KW CAT/KATO; Clean Power- M-G sets supply 88 KW for laboratories, plus necessary clean power for exterior communications,
Berthing SpaceEach stateroom has berths for two scientists.
Deck Space
Telemetry AvailableAtlantic is the main file server for all the ship's data acquisition systems, NTP (network time) server. Pacific is primarily used for data processing and to back up all the other servers. Atlantic is used to collect and process Hydrosweep data and EM300
UPDATED ON
29 Mar 2010 14:40