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NOAA R5002 Storm
Name: NOAA R5002 Storm
Captain:
Length: 50 feet
Beam: 17 feet
Draft: 6 feet
Speed: 24 knots
Displacement: 26 tons
Hull: Aluminum Semi-Displacement
Year: 1992
Comments:

The vessel is used to support the Science Missions, Dive Operations, and Multi-beam/Side Scan for the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. (http://thunderbay.noaa.gov) Former Coast Guard Patrol vessel and later used as a Training Vessel for the US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY.  Vessel transited from New York Harbor to the Great Lakes in the fall of 2009.  After undergoing a major overhaul at GLERL's Lake Michigan Field Station during the winter of 2010, Storm was transferred to Alpena, MI in the spring of 2010.  

Vessel has limited accommodations for 24-36 hour operations.



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