R/V Pelican - Specifications

Characteristics and Description

Length Overall 116 ft. 4 in.
Beam 26 ft. 6 in.
Draft (full load) 9.5 ft.
Height (to top of mast) 53 ft.
Displacement tonnage 514.59 LTSW tons
Gross Registered tonnage G 261 T
Maximum deck load 25 LT
Maximum sustained speed 9.2 kts.
Maneuvering speed 0-9 kts.
Range 3,490 miles
Endurance 18 days
Weather Limitations limited over the side capabilities in #5 sea state (8-12 ft)
Work Schedule 24 hour/day
Total Berths 21
Crew 6*
Marine Technician 1*
Scientific staff 14*
Electrical 460/208/120 VAC, 3-phase, 60 cycle
Propulsion 2-3412 Caterpillar
Bow thruster 125 HP Thrustmaster Azimuthing/Tunnel Thruster


* These are mission dependant factiors. The number in the ship's crew increases and the scientific crew decreases when occupying stations where extra crew is required for running deck equipment.

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