Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Marine Operations
Vessels and Vehicles - R/V Point Lobos

More on the R/V Point Lobos

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Length Overall: 110 ft.
  • Beam: 26 ft.
  • Displacement: 440 tons
  • Horse Power: 1200 SHP
  • Speed:12 knots
  • Endurance:5000 NM @11 knots
  • Fuel Capacity: 10,000 gal
  • Potable Water: 2500 gal
  • Ballast: 44,500 gal (bunker capacity)
  • Lube Oil: 350 ga; hydraulic oil: 350 gal
  • Sewage: 250 Gal
ENGINEERING MACHINERY
  • 2 Detroit Diesel 16V92 main engines.
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  • 2 Twin Disk 520 Reduction Gears
  • 2 150kw Northern Lights Gen Sets
  • 1 Kaiser SM-11 rotary screw air compressor
  • 1 Independent Hydraulic System
DECK MACHINERY
  • 1 Hiab 290 Sea Crane
  • 1 Jeamar Hydraulic Winch #8-3007 aft
  • 1 Jeamar 480 Electric Winch #83007 forward
  • 1 2500m heave compensated Tether Management System
SAFETY EQUIPMENT
  • 1 300# CO2 Fixed Engine Room Extinguisher
  • 3 Fixed Sea Water Hose Stations (2 deck, 1 engine room)
  • 1 ACR 121.5/406MHZ EPIRB
ELECTRONICS/COMMUNICATIONS
  • Call Sign WDE5005
  • 3 VHF Horizon Galaxy,Horizon Titan, Icom IC M-100
  • 1 SSB IC M-700 radio
  • 1 Telex Ship Board Comms System, cw telex BTR 200 wireless
  • 1 Raytheon Ray 410 Loud Hailer
  • 1 Motorola Cellular SCN 2449A
  • 1 Furuno FR-1510D 72 mile Radar
  • 1 Trimble 4000DL Differential GPS + Garmin GPS with CG diff GPS 100
  • 1 Sperry MK37 Gyro Compass
  • 1 Furuno FCV252 Depth Sounder

Last updated: Mar. 07, 2013