R/V Captain Thomas White
Size: 26 feet (8m).
Range: Delaware Bay and Coastal Waters.
In addition to the 120-foot research vessel Cape Henlopen, the University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment operates the 26-foot Captain Thomas White. It is used for short trips into Delaware Bay and nearby coastal waters.
Captain White was a Delaware Bay commercial fisherman whose knowledge of the bay guided much of the college's early field research.
All of the college's research vessels are based in the harbor at the Lewes campus. To learn more about them, click here.