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R/V Atlantis (AGOR-25)


Thomas G. Thompson Class Oceanographic Research Ship:
  • Laid down, 16 August 1994, at Halter Marine Inc., Gulfport, MS.
  • Launched, 1 February 1996
  • Delivered to the Navy, 25 February 1998, as R/V Atlantis (AGOR-25)
  • Operated under charter for the Office of Naval Research by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in February 1998
  • Converted to serve as support ship for the US Navy Deep Submergence Vehicle Alvin in 1997
    Specifications:
    Displacement 3,510 t.(lt)
    Length 274 feet
    Beam 52.5'
    Draft 17 feet
    Speed 11 kts.
    Complement
    Civilian Mariners 22
    Scientists 24
    Deep Submergence Operations Group (Alvin) 12
    SSSG Techs 2
    Range 17,280 NM
    Endurance 60 days
    Propulsion Diesel-electric, azimuthing stern thrusters, Bow Thruster: Azimuthing jet 1,180 SHP Ship Service Generators: Three 715 kw 600 VAC

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    Atlantis 39k R/V Atlantis (AGOR-25) underway in New York Harbor, date unknown. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute web site
    Atlantis 120k R/V Atlantis (AGOR-25) moored pierside at Piraeus Greece, 9 December 2011 Photo by George Haralampides
    Atlantis 953k R/V Atlantis (AGOR-25) in her berth at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole MA., date unknown.
    Photo courtesy of Nsendal.
    Robert Hurst

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