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Type: Steel hulled, Ice-strengthened Antarctic Supply/Oceanographic Research Vessel
Class: LRS Ice Class 1
Keel Laid: 1977
Builders: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Shimonoseki, Japan
Official No. 350810
Gross tonnage: 6122.96 T
Nett tonnage: 1836.88 T
Displacement: 7107 at moulded summer draft
Length overall: 111.95m
Breadth: 18.05m
Power: 4476kW
Cruising speed: 12.5 knots
Maximum speed: 14.0 knots
Range: 15,000  nautical miles
Endurance: 90 days
Call sign: ZSAF
Complement: 138 compromising 44 crew and 94 scientific/other staff
Affiliation: Department of Environmental Affairs
Directorate: Antarctica and Islands

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