Oceanic Surveyor

A multi-use survey and research ship with ample deck space to mount specialized scientific research equipment, ROVs and A-Frames.


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Built by: Allied Shipbuilding
Year Built: 1984
Canada Steamship Inspection: March 2013

Steering Stations: Two – Bridge & Aft
Deck /Wagner Model Electro-Hydraulic
Decks: Steel
Hull: Steel (Double Chine)/Aluminum
Ribs: Steel
Mast: Aluminum Plate

Principal Dimensions:

87’7″ x 23’9″ x 10’8″
Rolling Chocks
Propeller Guards


Sleeps ten in six cabins
Head: Two / Shower: Two
Deck and Laboratory Space:
Holds: Aft storage hold for equipment and supplies
Main Deck Aft: Aft Deck has lock points installed for 2 – 20ft. or 2 – 10ft. or one 20ft. plus one 10ft. container
Moon Pool/Sonar Tube: Through Hull Hydro phone for acoustic tracking

Firefighting & Lifesaving:

Firefighting and extinguishing equipment for Class “H” ship
Safety Boat with 15 HP Outboard
Life Raft: Beaufort 16 man, 10 survival suits Bilge Pump: Self priming, electronic driven pump rated at 600 liters/ minute
Fire Pump: Electric driven rated at
250 liters / minute

Machinery Propulsion:

Engine Model: Twin Cat 3480
HP: 365 each
Reduction Gear: Twin Disc MG-514 reverse
reduction gear – rated at 365 hp at 1800 rpm
Air Compressors: 2 Quincy Model 325LL
Generator: two – Cat 3306 – 40kw each

Electrical Capability:

Operating Voltage: 240 / 110 volt – 3 phase
Shore Power: 240V 60 Amp shore power serving entire ship.
Engine room: 2 sets “24V
Wheelhouse: 12V DC System (model 8D)
24V DC System

Deck Machinery:

Winches: Tender winch (Manual 400 lbs) Deck Crane: Hiab model sea crane 360 Hydraulic Pumps: Generator engines each have a PTO with hydraulic pump for use on crane and windlass


Accessories: Raytheon 350 Loudhailer /
Wind speed indicator CCTV to aft deck
GPS: Furuno G.P.S. -GP37
Furuno D.G.P.S. -GP37
Radio VHF: Ross Digital DSC 500
VHF: Radio – C156
4 only – Handheld UHF Radios
Radar: Raytheon RL80C
Decca Bridge Master
Sounder: Furuno FCV 665
Autopilot: Comnav – 2001
Compass: Sperry SR 120 Gyrocompass
Barometer: Aneroid
Sonar: Wesmar
AIS: Furuno A.I.S. – FA 150


Fuel Type: Diesel
Fuel Consumption: 40 Liters/hr per engine Cruising Speed: 11 Knots – Full Speed 12.2 knots
Cruising Range: Hours: 2700
Number of Fuel Tanks: Four (2 Aft 2 Fwd)
Total Cap: 36000litres
Tank Material: Steel
Lube Oil Tank: 250 liters
Black Water Holding Tank: 250 gallon steel
Water Tanks: Two (fresh water/non potable). Steel capacity 13206 liters/5486 liters
Hot Water: Two 30 gallon glass lined automatic electric hot water units.