RV Atlantis II
|Owner:||Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution|
|Builder:||Maryland Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, Baltimore, Maryland|
|Launched:||September 8, 1962|
|Sponsored by:||Dr. Mary Sears|
|In service:||February 1, 1963|
|Out of service:||July 23, 1996|
|General characteristics |
|Length:||210 ft (64 m)|
|Beam:||44 ft (13 m)|
|Draft:||17 ft (5.2 m)|
|Speed:||12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)|
|Boats & landing
|DSV Alvin (1984-1996)|
|Crew:||33 + 25 scientists|
RV Atlantis II is a research vessel formerly operated by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. The ship was built in 1962. She was used as the support vessel for the Alvin submersible for many years, and retired from Woods Hole service in 1996. After a period of inactivity in New Orleans she was transferred to the travel adventure company Outlander Expeditions in 2006.
The following seafloor features have been named for RV Atlantis II:
- "Retirement of Research Vessel Atlantis II Marks the End of An Era". Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. July 8, 1996. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
- "RV Atlantis II". deeptow.whoi.edu. 2010. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
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