Vessel Specs

The M/V Merlin, a 110′ crew boat/research vessel, was refitted in 2007.

Length Overall110′Cargo Capacity40 Tons
Length at Waterline91.2’BuilderSwiftships
Beam19.5’USCG Doc. No.641765
Draft6′Date Built1981
Weight95 TonsFuel4800 Gal
Hull ConstructionWelded Aluminum
w/5 watertight bulkheads
Potable Water1150 Gal
Open Deck Space43’ x 16′Black Water900 Gal
Three 12V71 Detroit Diesel Engines
One 3/71 Detroit 30 KVA Generator – 208 V-3 Phase120 & 72 Mile Radars
One Northern Lights 12 KVA Generator – 208 V-3 PhaseThree VHF, One SSB, and One HF Radio
One 3/71 Detroit Powered Hawe Hydraulic PumpAIS, ADF, Loran, GPS, Sat Phone, XMWX Satellite Weather
One 20 HP Electric Powered Hawe Hydraulic Pump
Palfinger 95,000 ft-lb Hydraulic Knuckleboom Crane
70 GPH Water Makerw/35’ Reach & 5000 lb Winch w/100’ of Spectra Line
Two 20 SCFM House (120 psi) Air CompressorsThree 5000 lb Electric Deck Winches
One 9 SCFM Mako 5000 psi Dive CompressorFour Point Mooring