RV Thomas G. Thompson (T-AGOR-23)
Thomas G. Thompson at its home port
|Name:||Thomas G. Thompson|
|Builder:||Halter Marine Inc., Gulfport, Mississippi|
|Laid down:||29 March 1989|
|Launched:||27 July 1990|
|Acquired:||by the U.S. Navy, 8 July 1991|
|In service:||circa 1991 as R/V Thomas G. Thompson (T-AGOR-23)|
|Reclassified:||Leased to University of Washington, School of Oceanography, July 1991|
|Tons burthen:||3,200 tons|
|Propulsion:||diesel-electric, two 3,000hp z-drives|
|Complement:||25 civilian mariners, 34 scientific party|
R/V Thomas G. Thompson (T-AGOR-23) is a research vessel owned by the United States Navy and operated under a Charter Party Agreement by the University of Washington as part of the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) fleet. Constructed by Halter Marine, it was delivered to the Office of Naval Research 8 July 1991.
The Thomas G. Thompson and three other research ships were all built to the same basic design. The three sister ships are NOAAS Ronald H. Brown (NOAA), R/V Roger Revelle (Scripps) and R/V Atlantis (Woods Hole).
- http://www.ocean.washington.edu/vessels/TGT/tgt.html | Welcome to the R/V Thomas G Thompson Research Vessel
- Introduction, Operations Manual, R/V Thomas G. Thompson, created April 1997, last updated 10 April 2006. Accessed online 30 April 2008.
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