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Marine Operations

Specifications

Oregon II Specifications (OMAO , pdf, 131.13 KB)

Design Specifications
Designer Robert H. Macy
Builder Ingalls Shipyard, Pascagoula, MS 
Launched February 1967 
Delivered August 1967 
Commissioned March 12, 1975
Length 170 ft.
Breadth 34 ft.
Draft 15 ft.
Depth to Main Deck 24.1 ft.
Hull Description Welded Steel
Displacement 729 tons
Speed & Endurance
Emergency Speed 12 knots
Cruising Speed 11 knots
Range 7800 nm
Endurance 33 days
Endurance Constraint Food
Maximum Complement
Commissioned Officers/Mates 5
Engineers, Licensed 3
Engineer, Unlicensed 2
Deck 6
Survey  
Stewards 2
Electronic Technicians 1
USPHS Medical Officer  
Total Crew 19
Scientists 12
Berthing
Single Staterooms 3
Double Staterooms 14
Four-person Staterooms  
Total Berths 31
Food Service Seating Capacity
Forward Mess Room 12
Ship's Navigational Equipment
RADARS (X AND S BAND) Furuno FAR 28x7/FAR 21x7 BB 
DGPS
  • (2) – Furuno MX512 Navigation System
  • (1) – Furuno GPS Navigator GP90 
GYRO COMPASS Sperry 
NAVIGATIONAL ECHO SOUNDER, DOPPLER RADAR CURRENT INDICATOR, FISH FINDER EK60, SIMRAD EQ50, Furuno FE700 
ELECTRONIC CHARTING SYSTEM  Nobletec Admiralty 

Scientist's Navigational Equipment
DGPS
  • (2) – Furuno MX512 Navigation System
  • (1) – Furuno GPS Navigator GP90 
Gyro Compass MK227 Sperry Marine Systems 
Fish Finder EK60, SIMRAD EQ50 
Electronic Charting System, GPS Feed For Planning and Observation Only  Nobletec Admiralty 
Laboratory Spaces and Other Scientific Spaces
TypeLocationFt.2Description
Wet Lab  Aft, Main Deck 275 Conveyor system, trough, two steel counter tops 
Bio Lab    100  
Electronics/Computer Lab   75  
Hydro Lab    210  
Scientific Freezer Forward    
Scientific Data Collection Systems and Supportable Operations
Conductivity, Temp., Depth (CTD) With Water Samples  SBE9 CTD(2), SBE43 Dissolved Oxygen (4), SBE03 Temperature (4), SBE38 Oceanographic Thermometer (1), SBE21 TSG (1), SB04 Conductivity Sensor (5), SBE05 Pump (4), CST Transmissmoter (2), WS3S Flurometer (3) 
Conductivity, Temp., Depth (CTD) Without Water Samples  
Dive Team Equipped 4 Personnel 
Long Line Fishing Gear Equipped (2) High Flyers, 200 lbs. Test Mono Filament, Angler Hooks 
Mooring Deployment/Recovery Capable Telescopic & Rotating Boom Crane, Rotating Crane 
Plankton Gear Deployement MOCNESS, BONGO, NEUSTON, SPANISH NEUSTON, PEROVET 
Scientific Computer System Equipped  
Trawl Fishing Capable Dual Outriggers, Seine & Trawl Winch 
Data Collected by the Ship's Scientific Computer System (SCS) in the Standard Configuration
DescriptionUnitsData Source
VWR - Relative wind speed and angle  KTS
  • Windbird (P) RM Young 5106 
  • Windbird (S) RM Young 5106 
Air Temperature  Deg.C  RM Young 41372VC 
Relative Humidity    RM Young 41372VC
Barometric Pressure Sensor  mb  RM Young 61201
Wet Bulb  Deg.C  RM Young 26800
Dew Point  Deg.C  RM Young 26800
GPS Data Location  dd  SIMRAD MX512 
Course Over Ground  Deg.  SIMRAD MX512 
Speed Over Ground  KTS  SIMRAD MX512 
Manual Temperature  Deg.C  Zeal P2505 
Manual Wet Bulb  Deg.C  Zeal P2505 
Manual Aneroid Barometer  mb  ML448/UM 
Barometric Barograph  mb  ASI Aquatec 
Boats
TypeHPLengthMax. PersonsComments
Rescue Boat (SOLAS Approved)  90 18.2  6  

Deck Equipment

Winch – Seine/ Trawl Winch
Quantity 1
Manufacturer Marco
Model  
Drive Hydraulic
Max. Pull 30,000 lbs.
Max. Depth  
Drum Capacity 1200 ft.
Type of Cable Installed 9/16" wire rope
Length of Cable on the drum  
Location Boat Deck
Winch – Hydrographic Winch
QUANTITY 1
MANUFACTURER Marine Hydraulics
MODEL  
DRIVE Hydraulic
MAX. PULL 3000 lbs.
MAX. DEPTH  
DRUM CAPACITY 3700 m
TYPE OF CABLE INSTALLED 0.322" EM cable
LENGTH OF DRUM CABLE  
LOCATION Well Deck

Winch – Hydrographic Winch
QUANTITY 1
MANUFACTURER Markey
MODEL  
DRIVE Electric
MAX. PULL  
MAX. DEPTH  
DRUM CAPACITY 4000 m
TYPE OF CABLE INSTALLED 0.322" EM cable
LENGTH OF DRUM CABLE  
LOCATION Well Deck

Winch – Self Contained, MOCNESS
Quantity 1
Manufacturer New England Trawler 
Model  
Drive Hydraulic
Max. Pull 3,000 lbs.
Max. Depth  
Drum Capacity 2430 m
Type of Cable Installed 0.68" wire rope 
Length of Drum Cable  
Location Fantail
Crane, Telescopic, Rotating Boom
QUANTITY 1
MANUFACTURER Aurora
MODEL 30TSC3000 
BOOM LENGTH 30 ft.
LIFTING CAPACITY 3,000 lbs.
LOCATION Foredeck, centerline

Crane, Rotating
Quantity 1
Manufacturer Morgan
Model  
Boom Length 26-40 ft.
Lifting Capacity 6,000 lbs. at 26 ft.
Location Aft Deck
J Frame 
Quantity 1
Type Moveable
Clearance over the side 10 ft.
Horizontal Clearance  
Safe Working Load 3500 lbs.
Location Mid port forward well deck 
Anchor - Bow
Quantity 2
Type Stockless
Weight 2,275 lbs.
Port Anchor Chain Length 105 fathoms
Starboard Anchor Chain Length 105 fathoms
Boat Davit Miranda
QuantityManufacturerModelHoist Cap.LocationBoat Type
1 Schat Harding  FRD630 2998 lbs. Boat Deck  FRB

Medical Facilities

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

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