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R/V Joanne Daiber - Vessel Specifications

More information about the electronic, mechanical, hull and performance specifications for the R/V Joanne Daiber

  • The R/V Joanne Daiber is the newest vessel in the Marine Operations fleet
  • Students Aboard R/v Joanne Daiber
    Students learning aboard the R/V Joanne Daiber in July 2014.
  • Students Aboard R/V Joanne Daiber
    Students out on the R/V Joanne Daiber for the first deployment of the Gavia AUV from that vessel


Manufacturer: Newton Boats
Model: Research 46
Length: 46’
Beam: 16
Draft: 4’
Propulsion: Twin Cummins Diesel  QSB 355 HP
Fuel Capacity: 400 gallons
Cruising speed: 18 knots
Fuel Consumption at Cruising Speed: 1 gallon/mile
Cruising Range: 350 miles with reserve
Maximum Load Capacity: 18 students plus 2 crew


Garmin electronics package. 3 Multifunction Displays, 2 on fly bridge and one in main cabin. Depth Sounder, Radar, 2 VHF radios, AIS, Stereo, EPIRB


2,000 pound A frame with winch, 800 pound side davit with winch, 15 KW Kohler generator, air conditioned and heated main cabin, scientific counter space including flow through salt water sink, head with holding tank, fresh water and salt water deck wash downs.  Meets USCG safety regulations.


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