RRS James Clark Ross
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RRS James Clark Ross at Rothera wharf
|Namesake:||James Clark Ross|
|Operator:||British Antarctic Survey|
|Builder:||Swan Hunter, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom|
|Launched:||1 December 1990 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II|
|Homeport:||Stanley, Falkland Islands|
|Displacement:||7,767 tonnes (loaded)|
Single shaft (8,500 shp); fixed pitch propeller
Azimuthing bow and stern thrusters (10 tons and 4 tonnes of thrust, respectively)
|Speed:||12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)|
|Capacity:||1,500 cubic metres of general cargo
250 tonnes of bulk aviation fuel
300 tonnes of diesel fuel.
|Complement:||11 Officers and 15 Crew and up to 50 Scientific Personnel|
RRS James Clark Ross is a supply and research ship operated by the British Antarctic Survey.
- RRS Ernest Shackleton, another British Antarctic Survey Royal Research Ship.
- James Ross Island
- Ship's current position
- "Technical Data - RRS James Clark Ross". British Antarctic Survey. Retrieved 2007-08-20.
- "BAS Public Information Leaflet - Ships". British Antarctic Survey. Retrieved 2007-11-24.
- Mike Gloistein. "RRS James Clark Ross". Archived from the original on 2008-04-06. Retrieved 2007-11-24.
- "RRS James Clark Ross". British Antarctic Survey. Retrieved 2007-11-24.
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