Ships → Ontario Explorer

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  • Schedule Info
  • Operational Info
  • Lab Equipment
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  • Fish and Plankton Gear
  • Meteorological Equipment
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Name: Ontario Explorer
Captain: Chicoine, Jon
Length: 65 feet
Beam: 21.5 feet
Draft: 6 feet
Speed: 9.5 knots
Displacement: 111 tons
Hull: Steel
Year: 2010

Comments:

This vessel replaced the Namaycush and Dorothy J.

Engine:  Cat C12 341 hp

  • Bottom trawling (April-May)
  • Lake trout stocking (May)
  • Acoustic receivers (June)
  • Midwater trawling (July)
  • Bottom trawling (Sept-Oct)
  • Bloater stocking (Nov)
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Crew Size ( inc. Captain ): 3
Number of Scientists Vessel can Accommodate: 0
Field Season: April - November
Operation Days / Year:
Schedule Finalized in: Feb-Mar

- 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: 120/240
Water Supplies: potable and lake
Refrigerators / Freezers:
Incubators / Water Baths:
Vacuum Pumps:
P.H. Meters:
D.O. Meters:
Conductivity:
Lab Space:
Other:
Radar: Furuno 64 mile & 36 mile
GPS: Maretron GPS200
Radio: ICOM M604 x 2
Depth Sounders: Furuno DFF1 and FCV 295
Other:
Winches / Cranes: HIAB 055B-2 CLX , Trawl winch, 2 cable wiches, aux winch
CTD`s BT`s:
Niskin Bottles:
Corers:
Grabs:
Other:
Trawl Nets: 1 3/4 Yankee Bottom Trawl
Plankton Nets: if needed
Other:
Wind Speed / Direction: Maretron WSO200
Thermometer: Maretron WSO200
Barometer: Maretron WSO200
Other:
Institution Required Certification:
Certification Captain: Master 150 Domestic
Certification Crew: MED A1
Certification Engineer: n/a
Home Port: Glenora, Ontario
Home Port Lake: Ontario
Institution: Lake Ontario Management Unit
Contact Name: Jon Chicoine
Address: 41 Hatchery Lane, R.R. #4
City: Picton
State / Province: Ontario
Country: Canada
Postal / Zip Code: K0K 2T0
Phone: (613) 476 - 8744
Fax: (613) 476 - 7131
Email: jon.chicoine@ontario.ca
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