Wave Researcher Class
Oceanic Research Vesse
LOA 18.60m Beam 5.00m Disp’t 23.5t
Speed 14kts Payload 10t
Main Machinery 2 x Cummins QSM11 580bhp,
2 x Hamilton 322 water jets
This versatile and capable craft provides an excellent and stable platform for a variety of research tasks. Internally she has seating for 2 crew and 8 research personnel as well as a galley & W.C. Externally she has an upper steering position together with a large working deck aft onto which can be fitted two purpose built research containers and she is fitted with a 2 tonne A-frame, two winches and an hydraulic crane.