TSSOM Facts

OwnerUnited States
Maritime Administration
Department of Transportation
OperatorMaine Maritime Academy
Castine, ME 04420
USA
Former Name & Class USNS Tanner Fast Oceanographic Research Vessel
Building DetailsYear built
Built by
1990
Bethship, Sparrows Pt. MD
Call SignW C A H
IMO #8835217
ABS ID #9003998
USCG ID #CG029703

LOA499.83 feet 152.35 meters
LBP476.00 feet 145.09 meters
Breadth, molded72.00 feet21.95 meters
Depth, molded42.00 feet12.80 meters
Draft, Summer30.46 feet9.28 meters

Displacement, Summer16,258.9 Ltons16,590.7 Mtons
Deadweight7001.6 Ltons7144.5 Mtons
Draft, Lightship19.59 feet6.04 meters

Certificated Passengers & Crew288

Tonnage, registered
U.S. & International
Suez Canal
Panama Canal
Gross
12542
N/A
N/A
Net
3762
N/A
10540

Draft, normal operating28.00 feet 8.53 meters
Air Draft @ Normal123.00 feet37.49 meters

Engineering and Miscellaneous Properties

Main Engine MAK 601 C 8046 HP 6000 kW
Emergency & Training Propulsion Siemens/Reliance Electric motor2010 HP 1499 kW
Auxiliaries (3)MAK 3321207 HP 900 kW
WatermakerAlfa Laval Nirex600 GPH
Fuel capacityIFO 180
476,803 gallons
MGO
379,116 gallons
Daily Consumption22 Ltons @ Sea7 Ltons @ Sea & in Port

PropellerLIPS Controllable Pitch16.4 feet Dia.
15.1 feet Max Pitch
RudderSemi-balancedSpade
Maximum Ship Speed16.0 Kts. Diesel6.0 Kts. Electric
LifeboatsDiesel(2) x 53 person
LifeboatsOar / Sail (2) x 59 person
Liferafts Davit Launched (8) x 25 person
LiferaftsThrow over(4) x 25 person
LiferaftTraining (Davit) (1) x 25 person
Rescue Boats 18 feet 5.4 meter RIB with 90 HP Outboard + SOLAS Package (2) with Davits P&S