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Name: JAMES CLARK ROSS
Type: Antarctic Research Vessel
Launched: 01/12/1990
Completed: 09/1991
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Wallsend Yard
Yard Number: 132
Dimensions: 5732grt, 1719nrt, 2917dwt, 99.0 x 18.9 x 6.5(draft) metres
Engines: 2 x Oil engines centre, 4SA, 8cyl (320 x 350mm) + electric motors, 8918bhp
2 x Oil engines wing, 4SA, 6cyl (220 x 240mm) + electric motors, 2896bhp
Engines by: OY Wartsila AB, Waasa
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 316163; IMO: 8904496
History:
09/1991 Natural Environment Research Council, Port Stanley, Falkland Islands
1991 Managers became British Antarctic Survey
Comments: 2014: Still active with above owners


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