RV Oceanus

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RV Oceanus
RV Oceanus
Career ((US))
Name: RV Oceanus
Namesake: Titan Oceanus of Greek mythology
Owner: National Science Foundation
Operator: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
Port of registry: U.S.
Builder: Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Acquired: 1975
Maiden voyage: April 1976
Homeport: Woods Hole, Massachusetts
General characteristics
Armament: none
R/V Oceanus, shown prior to a 1994 midlife refit.

R/V Oceanus is a research vessel owned by the National Science Foundation and operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) as a part of the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) fleet. Oceanus is described by WHOI as "the North Atlantic workhorse of the WHOI-UNOLS fleet" used extensively in Gulf Stream and ocean circulation systems.[1]


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