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R/V Thomas G. Thompson (AGOR-23)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Tango - Golf - Tango
Thomas G. Thompson Class Oceanographic Research Ship:
Laid down, 29 March 1989, at Halter Marine Inc., Gulfport, MS.
Launched, 27 July 1990
Delivered to the Navy, 8 July 1991
Leased to University of Washington, School of Oceanography, July 1991
Placed in service as R/V Thomas G. Thompson (AGOR-23)
Displacement 2,155 t.(lt) 3,200 t.(fl)
Draft 19' (max)
Speed 12.5 kts.
Complement 25 civilian mariners, 34 scientific party
Propulsion diesel-electric, two 3,000hp z-drives
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||R/V Thomas G. Thompson (AGOR-23) underway, date and location unknown.
||University of Washington web site
||R/V Thomas G. Thompson (AGOR-23) moored at Portage Bay, Seattle, WA.,
4 April 2005. Portage Bay is a bay of Lake Union, spanned north-to-south by the Interstate-5 Bridge (visible in this picture).
There is no DANFS history available for R/V Thomas G. Thompson (AGOR-23) at the US Naval Historical Center web site
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