R/V Roger Revelle Specifications

 

  • Built: 1996
  • Length: 277'
  • Beam: 52'5"
  • Draft (max): 17'
  • Gross Tonnage: 3,180 long tons
  • ITC Gross Tonnage: 3,180 tons
  • ITC Net Tonnage: 954 tons
  • Registered Tonnage, Gross: 3,180 tons
  • Registered Tonnage, Net: 954 tons
  • Loaded Displacement: 3,512 long tons
  • Crew: 22
  • Scientific berthing: 37
  • Motors: Two 3,000 hp Propulsion General Electric
  • Bow Thruster: 1,180 hp Azimuthing jet
  • Propulsion: Two 3,000 hp Z-Drive Lips
  • Water Capacity: 12,000 gal
  • Incinerator: Yes
  • Fuel Consumption: 4,400 gal/day (transit)
  • Transit Speed For Cruise Planning: 11.7 knots ( variable with conditions -- contact us prior to making speed/time estimates)
  • Minimum Speed: variable to 0, any direction
  • Endurance: 52 days at 12 knots (fuel)
  • Range: 15,000 at 12 knots (fuel)
  • Fuel Capacity: 227,500 (planning)
  • Radio Call Sign: KAOU
  • Laboratory Space: 4,000 sq. ft
  • Main Deck Working Area: 4,070 sq. ft
  • Freeboard: 9 ft
  • Sewage System: MSD
  • Holding Tanks: 5,100 gal
  • Document/State I.D#: CF-6354-XS


We request that the second berth in ResTech stateroom and the second berth in the computer tech stateroom be the last two berths filled in the case of a full ship.

 

Navigational Capabilities

  • GPS Trimble Tansmon P-Code
  • GPS Trimble NT 200 DGPS
  • RADAR Sperry 3cm, 10cm
  • ADU GPs Ashtech Attitude-sensing System
  • Acoustic Positioning System Nautronix 916 SBL/LBL
  • Fathometer Furuno FV 700 50 kHz
  • Doppler Speed Log ODEC 200 kHz
  • Doppler Speed Log EDO 600 kHz
  • Dynamic Positioning System - Kongsberg K-POS DP-11
  • ADF (VHF) - SIMRAD Taiyo
  • Gyro - Sperry MK 37 (2)

Ownership

Title held by U.S. Navy. Operated agreement with Office of Naval Research.