Ships → Ekko

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Name: Ekko
Captain: Derek Lipskie, Mike Pinder
Length: 34 feet
Beam: 11 feet
Draft: 3.5 feet
Speed: 32 knots
Displacement: 8.4 tons
Hull: Aluminum
Year: 2021

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Engine: twin Volvo Penta D4-270 hp (32 kts)

Hydroacoustics (SimradEK60 –33, 120 & 333 kHz)
Kongsberg multibeam system
Midwater trawling (7.2m headrope, 13.6m length)
Servicing acoustic receivers

A-frame; paired davits + HAC transducer mount

New for 2022: South Bay hydroacoustics

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Encourage Crosstraining other Agencies with Vessel and Crew?
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Winches / Cranes: A-frame; paired davits + HAC
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Home Port: Owen Sound, Ontario
Home Port Lake: Lake Huron
Institution: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Contact Name: Tim Johnson
Address: R.R. #4, 41 Hatchery Lane
City: Picton
State / Province: Ontario
Country: Canada
Postal / Zip Code: K0K 2T0
Phone: 613-922-3004
Fax: 613-476-7131
Email: tim.johnson@ontario.ca
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