OSU Webcams – RCRV - Cam 1


RCRV Website: ceoas.oregonstate.edu/ships/rcrv

RV Narragansett Dawn SuperMod (Module 31, 22 and 21) are seen in the upper left quadrant. Module 31 contains the centerboard trunk, most of the auxiliary machinery, including HVAC, water, sewage treatment and hotel service equipment. Module 22 holds both Schottel Bow Thrusters, a drop down unit and a flush jet thruster. It also contains the Sonar Transducer flat. Module 21 consists of the bulbous bow.

The first RCRV, RV Taani, is now under construction with expected launch Winter of 2022 and will be operated by OSU on the West Coast. The second RCRV, RV Narragansett Dawn, is expected to launch in winter of 2022/23 and will be operated by the University of Rhode Island, as part of the East Coast Oceanographic Consortium (ECOC). The third RCRV, RV Gilbert R Mason has started construction and will be operated by the Gulf - Caribbean Oceanographic Consortium, co-led by University of Southern Mississippi and LUMCON. All three vessels will be part of the University-Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS).

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