|Tax Status:||Tax Paid|
Dunstaffnage PA37 1QA Argyll and Bute UK|
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RV Calanus is a 20m iroko on oak general-purpose research vessel for inshore waters with three laboratories, overnight accommodation for ten and day accommodation for 12 scientists and a crew of four.
Calanus has been used for research and teaching at the Scottish Association for Marine Science. A purpose build fishing vessel that could be modified for a variety of uses including as a liveaboard or as a diving platform/liveaboard. SAMS is looking to replace RV Calanus with a similar vessel for different scientific outputs.
She has worked in the Irish Sea, Loch Ness, the Inner and Outer Hebrides, Rockall and the Shetland Isles
The vessel's certificate is on hold for commercial use in UK waters and is usually coded by MECAL under the MGN280 and is due for renewal.
Last dry dock last August 2019.
The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel, but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through SAMS.
|Vessel type:||Full displacement timber MFV style motor vessel equipped and arranged for marine research|
|Designer:||GL Watson Design|
|Builder:||J Hinks & Sons|
|Model:||Builder: J Hinks & Sons|
|Registry:||Yard/class no: 425|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||KELVIN TA8|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||19.8m|
|Length at waterline:||18.6m|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
|Fuel capacity:||4600 Gallons|
|Water capacity:||1500 Gallons|
|Holding tank capacity:||1000 Gallons|
Two single berths aft
Three twin and one single berth forward
One single berth on main deck
Three toilet/ shower rooms.
Iroko on oak frames.
Galley & dining saloon
Wet laboratory, Dry laboratory
Pressurised hot and freshwater services and diesel heating
Galley equipment: oven, refrigerator, sink, food storage
Aux & Deck machinery:
Spencer Carter 3T twin drum Hydraulic trawl winch and stern gantry
Hydraulic anchor windlass
Science sampling winch & davit at the starboard side
SIMRAD NX45 intergrated Navigation station
PC based C.Pro chart plotter
2 x FURUNO GPS
Furuno 24ml radar Simrad Radar
KODEN CVS821 sounder
JRC Sounder Fluxgate compass
Magnetic compass Roberston Autopilot
AIS Navtex Watch alarm
ICOM GMDSS Sailor RT 144 VHF
Sailor SSB Magnetic compass
Power: 280 hp
Approx service speed: estimated 8.5knts
Range: ~900 n.mls
John Deere 1ph ac diesel generator 45kVA
Betamarine 1ph ac diesel generator 10.8 kVA
Bow anchor – Halls type Main approx. 100kg
Kedge anchor 60 kg plough type, each with large quantity of chain
Bilge alarm 4 zone fire alarm CO2 Fixed engine room fire suppression CCTV
SAMS hire 2 x SOLAS liferafts plus Lifesaving & Fire appliances in accordance with UK small Commercial Code of Practice regulations.
5m Humber RHIB with 25hp Suzuki petrol outboard (Can launch for a MOB)
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.