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R/V Sikuliaq Characteristics

General Characteristics

Length, Overall LOA 261 feet
Length, Design Waterline LWL 237 feet 0 inches
Beam, Max across reamer Bmax 52 feet
Beam, Max across hull amidship Bmidship 48 feet
Depth, Keel to Main Deck D 28 feet
Draft, Design Waterline TDWL 18 feet 9 inches
Freeboard, Design Waterline FDWL 8 feet 9 inches
Displacement at Design Waterline   3,665 long tons
Propulsion Power P 5,750 BHP

Performance

Endurance 45 days  
Endurance, Hotel Only 60 days  
Speed, Calm Open Water Vcalm 14.2 knots
Speed, 4 M Sea (13.1 ft) Vss 5 12.3 knots
Level Ice at 2 knots Ice thickness 3 feet

Capacities and Working Areas

Science Berths 24
Crew Berths 20 crew plus 2 marine technicians
Science deadweight 100 long tons
Science/Storage Vans, 8 feet x 20 feet             2 - 4 vans
Science storage 8,000 cubic feet
Consumables:  
   Diesel Fuel, at 95% 170,000 gallons
   Fresh Water, at 100% 13,150 gallons
   Water making capacity 6,000 gallons/day
   Provisions 60 days
   Holding capacity 24 hours
Science Labs 2250 square feet
Deck Working Area 4360 square feet