RV Roger Revelle (AGOR-24)

RV Roger Revelle (AGOR-24)

R/V "Roger Revelle" is a research vessel operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography under charter agreement with Office of Naval Research. It was named for scientist Roger Revelle.

Built in Mississippi

"Roger Revelle" was built by Halter Marine Inc., Gulfport, Mississippi. She was laid down on 9 December 1993 and launched on 20 April 1995. She was delivered to the U.S. Navy 11 June 1996, as RV "Roger Revelle" (T-AGOR-24), a "Thomas G. Thompson"-class oceanographic research ship.

Operational history

The ship is on a scientific site survey on the Ninetyeast Ridge in the Indian Ocean from June to August, 2007.

Captain’s daily report

The captain’s daily report or her daily position at sea is available at [http://shipsked.ucsd.edu/ships/revelle/photos.html daily report] .

Current view through the ship’s camera

* [http://roadnet.ucsd.edu/rtd.html ship’s camera]

Navigational capabilities

* GPS Trimble Tansmon P-Code
* GPs Trimble NT 200 DGPS
* RADAR Sperry 3cm, 10cm
* ADU GPs Ashtech Attitude-sensing System
* Acoustic Positioning System Nautronix 916 SBL/LBL
* Fathometer Furuno FV 700 50 kHz
* Doppler Speed Log – ODEC 200 kHz
* Doppler Speed Log – EDO 600 kHz
* Dynamic Positioning - ROBERTSON
* ADF - SIMRAD Taiyo
* Gyro - Sperry MK 37 (2)

ister ships

The "Roger Revelle" and three other research ships were all built to the same basic design. The three sister ships are "R/V Thomas G. Thompson" (UW), "NOAAS Ronald H. Brown" (NOAA) and "R/V Atlantis" (Woods Hole).

Note

There is no journal entry on this vessel at DANFS.

Reference

* [http://www.navsource.org/archives/09/57/5724.htm NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive - RV Roger Revelle (T-AGOR-24)]
* [http://shipsked.ucsd.edu/ships/revelle/ R/V Roger Revelle]
* [http://footsteps.ucsd.edu/revelle_support/ship.htm The Research Vessel Roger Revelle]
* [http://shipsked.ucsd.edu/ships/revelle/deckplans.html Roger Revelle deck plans]

External links

* [http://shipsked.ucsd.edu/ships/revelle/index.html Roger Revelle] at UCSD]


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