Ships → Inland Seas

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  • Institution & Contact Info
Name: Inland Seas
Captain: Hale, Heyns, Ben, Lily
Length: 61.5 feet
Beam: 17 feet
Draft: 7 feet
Speed: 8 knots
Displacement: 44 tons
Hull: Steel/Schooner
Year: 1994

Comments:

This vessel has education mission. Please click on the following link for more information about this program: Inland Seas Web Site

 

AIS added in late 2009. 

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Crew Size ( inc. Captain ): 5
Number of Scientists Vessel can Accommodate: 11
Field Season: May to October
Operation Days / Year: 100
Schedule Finalized in: May

- 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: Yes, $1850 U.S. per day
Electrical Power: 12 V DC, 120 V AC (2KW)
Water Supplies: 400 gal. potable, deck washdown
Refrigerators / Freezers: limited space
Incubators / Water Baths:
Vacuum Pumps:
P.H. Meters: Hach kit for pH + YSI probe
D.O. Meters: Hach kid for D.O. + YSI probe
Conductivity: YSI probe
Lab Space: 10
Other:
Radar: Garmin
GPS: Garmin
Radio: 2 VHF, SSB, 2 portable VHF
Depth Sounders: Ray 750 + Ray ST60 digital
Other:
Winches / Cranes: Davit with open shell block, no winch
CTD`s BT`s: YSI 600XL/ 200ft cable
Niskin Bottles: 3 Van Dorn bottles
Corers:
Grabs: Ponar, petite Ponar
Other:
Trawl Nets: Otter, 15 ft head rope
Plankton Nets: (1) 153, 24
Other:
Wind Speed / Direction: 5 hand held gauges, R. M. Young wind monitor
Thermometer: R. M. Young temp. & Rel. Humidity
Barometer: Maxant Barograph, NWS Barometer
Other:
Institution Required Certification:
Certification Captain: 1600 GRT Aux. Sail Master
Certification Crew: AB Sail or equiv. experience
Certification Engineer:
Home Port: Suttons Bay, Michigan
Home Port Lake: Lake Michigan
Institution: Inland Seas Education Association
Contact Name: Ben Hale
Address: P.O. Box 218
City: Suttons Bay
State / Province: Michigan
Country: United States
Postal / Zip Code: 49862
Phone: (231) 271-3077
Fax: 231 271-3088
Email: bhale@schoolship.org
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