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R/V Harold Heath SPECS

Forty-six foot Hatteras fishing yacht donated to the CSUMB marine science program in 2010.

Make & Model: Hatteras, built in 1982
Length: 46 ft
Beam: 15 ft
Draft: 4 ft
Fuel capacity: 680 gals diesel gasoline
Speed Max: 19 kts
Survey Speed: 1-7 kts
Gross weight: 28 GRT
Power: 13.5KW Onan Generator, Xantrex power inverter (120VAC), 12VDC ships systems, 24VDC starting, 30AMP 120VAC service, 50 AMP 240VAC shorepower.
Electronics: Garmin Navigation Suite (radar, plotter, sounder), Furuno side scanning sonar, Furuno sonar, multiple ICOM VHF radios, Simrad Auto Pilot.
Safety & radio equipment: EPIRB, 8 person Life Raft, West marine inflatable aboard, emergency flares.

The vessel is equipped to support:
- Seafloor mapping with two multibeam sonar systems mounted on the keel.
- ROV and video tow sled operations (new heavy duty davit and 5000 ft winch on stern)
- Transport and deployment of the R/V KelpFly (1 ton crane on bow).
- Day trips with many aboard and extended stays at sea with a crew of 5


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