R/V Melville Data

00 Main vessel activity
Oceanography
01 Institution and vessel
11 Ocean area where vessel operates: Pacific, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Pacific, Eastern Central
12 Vessel's flag: USA
13 Owner: U.S. Navy
14 Operator:
Contact: Mrs. Rose Dufour
Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO)

La Jolla, CA 92093-0210 USA
Telephone No.: 619 534-2841
Telex No:
Cable address:
Telefax No.: 619 535-1817
Email: shipsked@ucsd.edu http://sio.ucsd.edu/
15 Vessel's name: Melville NODC Code: 318M Call Sign:
16 Yard where built:
17 Year built: 69
18 Institution planning cruise program:
02 Main dimensions 04 Range, speed and endurance
11 Length OA: 85.04m 11 Range: 12000n. mi.
12 Length BP: 12 Cruising speed: 12.0kts .
13 Breadth: 14.02m 13 Max. speed: 14.0kts.
14 Freeboard to working deck: 0.0m 14 Endurance: 41 days
15 Max. draft : 4.72m
03 Capacities and working spaces 05 Accommodation
11 Gross tonnage: 2200GRT 11 Officers: 9
12/13 Dry cargo holds: 0m3 12 Other crew: 23
14 Fuel: 0m3 13/14 Scientists: 35
15 Fresh water: 0m3 15 Airconditioned: no
16 Ballast water:
17 Wet laboratories (total area): 0m2
18 Dry laboratories (total area): 0m2
19 Hold for fresh fish:
20 Hold for frozen fish:
21 Refrigerated sea water tanks:
22 Bait tanks:
23 Fresh water generator capacity: 0m3
24 Free working deck area: 0m2
25 Space for container laboratory: 0m x 0m
06 Design Particulars
10 Hull materials

Steel
20 Energy sources

21 Main engine(s): number: 0 make: Diesel model:
22 Power (BHP) each main engine: at 0rpm
23 Diameter and max. rpm propeller: 0.000m 0rpm
24 Total power auxiliary diesels: 0HP
25 Electrical systems
25.1 AC Voltage: 0 / 0V, total 0kVA, 0phase, 0Hz
25.2 AC Voltage: / 0V, total 0kVA, 0phase, 0Hz
25.3 DC Voltage: 0V, total 0V
25.4 Stabilized system for scientific equipment: 0VAC 0AMP 0Hz
30 Storage 40 Manoeuvring and propulsion

31 Fish in bulk 41 CP Propeller
32 Fish on ice 42 Side thruster
33 Chilled sea water 42.1 Bow 42.2 Side
34 Refrigerated sea water 43 Propeller nozzle
35 Cold storage of samples 43.1 Fixed 43.2 Steering
36 Water samples 44 Dynamic positioning
37 Geological samples 45 Bow anchor(s)
38 Biological samples 46 Stern anchor(s)
39 Space for portable instruments 47 Deepsea anchor
07 Fixed equipment
10 Navigation and communication

Nav. equip: Radar Loran SatNav EMLog
Comms: Fax
Comm sat:
GPS:
20 Acoustic

22 Echosounders for scientific research: 0kHz
24 Sonar:
27 Provisions for silent ship operation:
30 Fishing
40 Oceanographic

41 Oceanographic winches: number: 0
41.1 Steel wire length: 0m, safe working load: 0tons
41.2 Conducting cable length: 9999m, safe working load: 0tons
41.3 Other, specify: Hydrographic length: 8000m safe working load: 0tons
42 Winch for bottom sampling, wire length: 0m, safe working load: 0tons
44 Gantry
44.1 Position: Stern
44.2 Clearance above deck: 0m and outboard extension: 0m
44.3 Safe working load at max. reach: 6tons
45 Crane
45.1 Position: Stern, Midships
45.2 Max reach: 0m and outboard extension: 0m
45.3 Safe working load at max. reach: 12tons
46 Other winches for instruments or sampling: Ctd, 10,000m, Dia 8 Mm
50 Electronic data processing equipment permanently available on board

51/52 Computers: VAX (2) 730: :
60 Fish preservation
70 Workboats and other auxiliary craft carried by vessel
08 Use of vessel
10 Fishing methods
20 Fisheries research and development
30 Marine sciences

31Physical oceanography
32 Chemical oceanography
33 Biological oceanography
34 Meteorology
35 Geology
36 Geophysics
37 Pollution
13 Vessel construction and maintenance supervision

10 Construction supervised by:

11 Classification Society: ABS
12 Others, specify: US COAST GUARD
14 Published vessel data

10 Magazine: National Oceanographic Fleet Schedule'91 Issue: 1 Date: 01-feb-1991

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