Ships → Argo

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  • Schedule Info
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  • Fish and Plankton Gear
  • Meteorological Equipment
  • Certification Details
  • Institution & Contact Info
Name: Argo
Captain:
Length: 42 feet
Beam: 16 feet
Draft: 5 feet
Speed: 8 knots
Displacement: 36 tons
Hull: Displacement Steel
Year: 1986

Comments:

36 GR, 28 NET

Argo web page link: Lake Erie Research Vessel Argo - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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Crew Size ( inc. Captain ): 5
Number of Scientists Vessel can Accommodate: 1
Field Season: From May to November
Operation Days / Year: 69
Schedule Finalized in: December

- No, does not contain option.   - Yes, contains option.
Science Officer in Crew?:
Crew Provides Onboard Science Support?:
Payment In Kind? Time on Another Ship?
Fuel as a type of "Payment in Kind"?
Needed Equipment as a type of "Payment In Kind"?
"Piggyback" Research Permitted When Possible?
Encourage Crosstraining other Agencies with Vessel and Crew?
Vessel made available to outside Researchers?

Outside Research Payment:
Electrical Power: 20 KW Northern Lights generator set
Water Supplies: potable and lake
Refrigerators / Freezers: 1 refrigrator, 2 ft. x 2 ft.
Incubators / Water Baths:
Vacuum Pumps: chlorophyll A vacuum pump
P.H. Meters: Hach kit
D.O. Meters: Hach kit
Conductivity:
Lab Space:
Other:
Radar: Raytheon 40 mi
GPS: Northstar 900 Loran, Northstar 6PS 941X
Radio: ICOM
Depth Sounders: Ross Sitex
Other:
Winches / Cranes: Pullmaster (wire), Crosley 12
CTD`s BT`s:
Niskin Bottles:
Corers:
Grabs:
Other:
Trawl Nets: 3, 26 ft. headrope bottom trawls 1.1 m x 4.5 m
Plankton Nets: * 1 m net (plankton), 2.5 m net (fry)
Other:
Wind Speed / Direction:
Thermometer: Yes
Barometer: Yes
Other:
Institution Required Certification:
Certification Captain: 50 ton, (great lakes)
Certification Crew:
Certification Engineer:
Home Port: Dunkirk, New York
Home Port Lake: Lake Erie
Institution: Lake Erie Fisheries Units
Contact Name: Douglas L. Zeller
Address: Division of Fish and WildLife, NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation 178 Point Dr. N.
City: Dunkirk
State / Province: New York
Country: United States
Postal / Zip Code: 14048-1031
Phone: (716) 366 - 0228
Fax: (716) 366 - 0228
Email: dlzeller@gw.dec.state.ny.us
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