Seismic and hydrographic research vessel. Later wreck-hunting vessel.
Built: 1962, Schliting Werft, Lübeck-Travemünde, Germany. Yard No:1321.
Hull in Sapeli mahogany with galvanized steel plates around waterline for ice-breaking. Kambala teak deck.
Aft deck covered by 5mm steel plates, aluminium deckhouse.
Length: 32.08 meters (lpp 28.48 meters.) - Beam: 6.50 meters - Draft: 2.30 meters
Tonnage: 44 NRT, 148 GRT
Deutz SF 12 M 716, 280 bHp/1500 rpm. Overhauled 1987 with 3000 running hours since.
Reintjes reduction gearbox 3.34:1 and Reintjes adjustable pitch propeller. Halotron B firefighting in engine room.
Cruising speed: About 10 knots.
Deutz A3 M 514, 55 bHp, Hansa generator, 35 kW 220V. Isuzu 3-cyl, 38 bHp, 12.5 kVA, 220/380V.
Hansa shaft generator, 423/2 152 Amp, 220V.
Diesel - 5600 litres
Fresh water - 7000 litres +HRO Reverse osmosis, 90l/hr. Lube oil - 0.2 tonnes
Swedish certificates for A(50) trade until October 9th, 2007. When in Germany she had GL+A4 Vermessungsschiffe +MC.
JRC JNA 149 A radar, Atlas AN 6014 echo-sounder + Fuso 200 echo-sounder, Raytheon V 8010 color echo-sounder,
ELAC 28 kHz 360° sonar (125-4000m), Wesmar 160 kHz 360° sonar (125 - 800 meters)
Plath Navigat 1 gyro-compass, Anschütz autopilot, Raystar 920 GPS navigator,
Plo-Rad 730 14” color plotter with C-map chart-system, Nekon NC 400 weather fax, Sailor R105 + T 126 SSB radio,
Sailor VHF, Hagenuk MF radio, Intercom, Becker hydraulic steering,
Electric-hydraulic anchor winch with 2 x 110 metre 20 mm chain and 2 x 300 kilo anchors,
HIAB 013 hydraulic crane, 3 tonne winch with 180 meter 16 mm wire,
2 x 12 person + 1 x 6 Autoflug liferafts, Bombard RIB for 6 people with 9.9 bHp Nissan outboarder.
12 berths in 7 cabins + hospital bed. Three cabins on main deck, four below deck.
Fully equipped galley and dining room with over 12 tableseats on main deck.
Plenty of storage space, spacious engine room, mapping room on bridge.