Gulf Surveyor

Following the success of the 48' Teknicraft, R/V David Folger, built for the Middlebury College in 2012, The University of New Hampshire commissioned the construction of R/V Gulf Surveyor, to be built on the same hull form.

Length (OA): 14.6m (48ft)
Beam: 5.2m (17ft)
Draft: 1.4m (4.6ft)
Engines: 2 x Cummins QSB 6.7L
Rating: 184kW (247bhp) @2600rpm
Propulsion: 2 x propeller
Speed: 15 knots (service), 18 knots (max)
Construction: Aluminium
Builder: All American Marine
Media: Listen to Interview with Director

The vessel is funded through a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and will serve the Joint Hydrographic Center at UNH.  It will be joining the University's existing fleet and will complement capabilities by offering a highly complex multi-mission platform.  

The suite of deck gear includes a hydraulic A-frame, davit, scientific winch, side mount sonar strut, and moon pool with deployable sonar strut.