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R/V Moana Wave (AGOR-22)
Gyre Class Oceanographic Research Ship:
Laid down, 10 October 1972, at Todd Seattle Halter Marine, Moss Point, MS.
Launched, 18 June 1973
Delivered to the Navy, 6 January 1974
Leased to the University of Hawaii, date unknown
Placed in service as R/V Moana Wave (AGOR-22)
Struck from the Naval Register, 30 May 1999
Retired by the University of Hawaii and sold to Ahtna Inc in 1999 for $50,000 and operated under the Ocean Services LLC subsidiary
Current Disposition, leasable through Ocean Service LLC for research
Displacement 900 t.(lt) 950 t.(fl)
Speed 11 kts.
10 civilian mariners
23 scientific party
two Caterpillar 398D Diesel engines
Reduction gear drive to two Liaaen variable-pitch propellers
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||R/V Moana Wave underway, date and location unknown.
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There is no DANFS history available for R/V Moana Wave (AGOR-22) at the US Naval Historical Center web site
Last Updated 20 October 2006
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