The need for a next-generation research vessel in the NOAA fleet, to replace the 60's era vessels Oceanographer, Discoverer, and Researcher (later renamed Malcom Baldrige), was first recognized in the NOAA Fleet...
Ronald H. Brown Specifications (OMAO , pdf, 203.38 KB)
Halter Marine, Inc., Moss Point, MS
May 30, 1996
The NOAA Marine Operations Center - Pacific Islands (MOC-PI) serves as a homeport for two NOAA research and survey ships and provides administrative, engineering, maintenance and logistical support to NOAA’s Pacific Islands...