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Barnes
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Schedules can be found at http://www.ocean.washington.edu/vessels/CAB/CABcalendar.html
Ships
The R/V Clifford A. Barnes is owned by the National Science Foundation and operated under a Charter Party agreement by the School of Oceanography at the University of Washington as part of the UNOLS fleet. R/V Barnes and marine operations support personnel exist for the sole purpose of implementing scientific research and student instruction, and it is the intent of the School to be responsive to the needs of the users. R/V Clifford A. Barnes began life as USCG BITT WYTL 65613. She was built in 1965 at Western boat in Tacoma Washington. There were 15 of her class built, most of the class still in Coast Guard service until 1995.
CONTACT
Raymond McQuin
University of Washington School of Oceanography
(206) 685-1983
mcquin@ocean.washington.edu
http://www.ocean.washington.edu/people/faculty.jsp?id=105&keywords=mcquin
SPECIFICATIONS
Ship TypeResearch vessel
Operating AreaIt is intended for use primarily in the sheltered waters of Western Washington and British Columbia.
Endurance7 days
Crusing Speed8.5 - 9 knots
Lab Space
Power AvailabilityAuxiliary Power- 3 phase/450V/80KW; Isolated Power- 1 phase/117V/1.5KW
Berthing Space6 scientists- There is one berthing area for the scientific party. There are six bunks arranged in two tiers of three. Lockers are available for storage of personal effects.
Deck Space
Telemetry Available
UPDATED ON
29 Mar 2010 14:38