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Ronald H. Brown Specifications

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NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown

Hull Number R104 Call Sign WTEC

Home Port

Charleston, SC

Marine Operations Center

Atlantic (MOC-A)

Port Office

Charleston Marine Support Facility, Charleston, SC

Other

Regular Area of Operations

Global, International

General Classification

Oceanographic Research Vessel

Mailing Address

NOAA Ship Ronald Brown Marine Operations Center, Atlantic
439 West York Street Norfolk, VA 23510-1145

301-713-7783

Iridium

808-659-5690

808-684-2352

001-8816-7631-5690

001-8816-7633-2352

Inmarsat Mini-M:

011-874-761-831-360

Fax or E-Fax

757-299-8455

Inmarsat B

011-874-336-991-210 (Voice) Noaa.Ship.Ronald.Brown@noaa.gov 011-874-336-991-212 (Data)

011-874-336-991-213 (Telex)

011-874-391-031-069 (HSD)

Contact Information IN PORT

Cellular

843-693-2082 (Ship)

843-297-1875 (CO)

843-297-1871 (XO)

843-297-1835 (OOD)

843-297-1911 (EOW)

Land Line (Home Port)

757-441-6842

AT SEA

VoIP

Ship’s Email

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Speed & Endurance

Emergency Speed (KTS): 15

Cruising Speed (KTS): 11

Range (nm): 11,300

Endurance (days): 60 Endurance Constraint: Food

Compliment - Maximum

Commissioned Officers/Mates 6

Engineers, Licensed 4

Breadth
(moulded - ft.): Deck 8

Design

Designer:

Builder:

Launched:

Delivered:

Commissioned:

Length (LOA - ft.):

Halter Marine

Halter Marine, Inc.,
Moss Point, MS

May 30, 1996

April 18, 1997

July 19, 1997

274

52.5

Engineer, Unlicensed 3

Draft, Maximum (ft.):

Depth to Main Deck (ft.):

Hull Description:

Displacement:

Medical Facilities:

17

26.5

Welded steel/ice strengthened

3,250 tons

Survey 2

Stewards 4

Electronic Technicians 1

USPHS Medical Officer 1

Total Crew 29

Scientists 31

Berthing

One medical treatment room containing two berths for patients. Emergency and first-aid equipment aboard, administered by designated vessel personnel. USPHS medical officer onboard.

Navigational Equipment (Ship’s Use)

Radars (X and S Band)

GPS and DGPS

Gyro Compass

Deepwater and Shallow Navigational echosounders

ECDIS

Navigational Equipment (Access to onboard Scientists)

GPS and DGPS

Gyro Compass

Deepwater and Shallow Navigational echosounders

ECDIS

Charting Program with Ship’s Position

Single Staterooms: 10

Double Staterooms: 24

Triple Staterooms: 1

Total Berths: 60

Food Service Seating Capacity

Forward Mess Room: 32

Type (Make/Model/Amount/Location)

2 Furuno FAR 21x7

Furuno GP-150

Teledyne Meridian Standard

Kongsberg EM122/ Furuno FE-700

TRANSAS/3/ Bridge, Aft Bridge, CO Cabin

Type (Make/Model/Amount/Location)

Furuno GP-150/ Applanix POS MV

Teledyne Meridian Standard

Kongsberg/ EM122/ 1/Computer Lab

TRANSAS/Bridge

NEMA String Broadcast Through Network

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Laboratory Spaces and other Scientific Spaces

Type Location Ft2

Electronics/Computer Main Deck/ Port 610 Lab Side

Description: (Available Services and/or Connections, counter space, etc.)

Kongsberg EM122/ ADCP/ ODEC Bathy 2000/ Knudsen CHIRP 3260/ CTD Control Console

Bio Lab Main Deck/ Port 330
Side ventilation system/ Fume hood/

Separate air conditioning and Seawater Access

2 Large Sinks/ Seawater Access

Main Deck/ Port 693
Side controlled Autosal station/Large

Dry Lab

Hydro Lab

Wet Lab

Staging Bay

Scientific Freezer

Scientific Refrigerator

Van/Shipping Container (provide in advance a draft van deck placement footprint with approximate weights)

Store Room

Main Deck 174 Starboard Side 5

PCO2 System/ Temperature

Main Deck/ 230 Starboard Side
Main Deck 330

Main Deck/ Port 63 Side
Main Deck/ Port 63 Side

2 Slots Main Deck/ 2 Slots O-1/ 1 Slot Starboard O-2/ 4 Slots Forward O-2

Main Deck/ Forward 358

Sink
XBT Station/ Fume Hood/ Sink/ Seawater Access
18’ Clearance/ Roll down doors to protect against weather

3 Tiered Shelving

Scientific Data Collection Systems and Supportable Operations

Type

Acoustic Current Doppler Profilier (ADCP)
Scientific Diver Support

Thermosalinograph

Scientific Computer System Equipped

Multibeam Equipped for Hydrographic Surveys

Expendable BathyThermographs (XBT) Capable

Dive Team Equipped

Conductivity, Temp., Depth (CTD) With Water Samples

Brief Description (where equipment is involved, please state what type (i.e. ME70, EK60, ES60, Seabird, etc.)

RD Instruments

Air Compressor onboard

NOAA SCS v.

Kongsberg EM122

NOAA Dive Team

Seabird

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DECK EQUIPMENT:
Winch – CTD (Hydro Boom)

Winch – Traction, Dual Drum A – Frame

Quantity:

Manufacturer:

2

Markey

Quantity:

Manufacturer:

2

Markey

Model DESH-5 Model DUTW-11

Drive:

Electronically Controlled DC motor and brake

Drive:

Electronically Controlled DC motor and brake

Max. Pull (lbs.): 8100 Max. Pull (lbs.): 8100 Max. Depth (m) 3000 Max. Depth (m) 3000

Drum Capacity:

Type of Cable Installed:

Length of Cable on the drum (m)

Location:

10,000m of .322” conductor cable .322” conductor cable

8000

02 Deck, Starboard, Amidships.

Drum Capacity:

Type of Cable Installed:

Length of Cable on the drum (m)

Location:

10,000m of .680” conductor cable .680” conductor cable/

19/16 wire rope

10,000 / 15,000

02 Deck, Starboard, Amidships.

Crane, Telescopic Boom

Crane, Portable, Foldable Boom

Quantity: 2 Quantity: 1

Manufacturer:

Model:

Boom Length (ft.):

Lifting Cap. (lbs.):

Location:

A Frame

Quantity:

Type:

Clearance over the side (ft.):

Horizontal Clearance (ft.):

Safe Working Load (lbs.)

Location:

North American

65

42,000 at 10’

Main Deck, Starboard, O1 Deck, Port

1

~15’

20’

21,200

Fantail

Manufacturer:

Model:

Boom Length (ft.):

Lifting Cap. (lbs.):

Location:

HIAB

HIAB 180 SeaCrane 40

14,000 at 10’

Main Deck

Boat Davit (Gravity)

Quantity:

Manufacturer:

Model:

Hoisting Capacity

Location

Boat type used

1

5375

Starboard O-2

Rescue Boat

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Anchor - Bow

 

Quantity

2

 

Type

Stockless

 

Weight (lbs.)

4850

 

Port Anchor Chain Length (fathoms)

135

 

Starboard Anchor Chain Length (fathoms)

135

 

BOATS (Normally Equipped)

   

Type

Horsepower

Length Over All (ft.)

Max. Persons

1 Rescue Boat (SOLAS Approved)

230

22

9

       

2

Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB)

100

17

9

       

Additional Capabilities (not previously stated)

Type

Description

 

Dynamic Positioning Capable

Kongsberg DP system

 

Access to Clean Electrical Power

Clean electrical power available throughout the ship

 

Compressed Air

Compressed air available throughout the ship and accessible from van slots

Topics

Document tags

Document control organization

Operation

Fleet type

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