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Name: Lampsilis
Length: 82 feet
Beam: 23 feet
Draft: 2.6 feet
Speed: 12 knots
Displacement: 114 gross tonnage; 29 net tonnage tons
Hull: Twin Hull Displacement
Year: 2004

The Lampsilis works in the Great Lakes and in the freshwater part of the St.Lawrence River and its estuarine transition zone. The shallow draft of this ship allows it to effectively sample all types of habitats in the Great lakes and in the St.Lawrence River, including low depth shoreline habitats, flood plains, high water velocity zones of the seaway channel and the zone of estuarine transition. Click the following link to exit to the Lampsilis web page: 

For details of the unique design and construction of the Lampsilis please see:; or  Concept Naval Website

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