Clifford A. Barnes Research Vessel
- The RV
Clifford A. Barnes is a 65-ft. research vessel that
presently cruises only in Puget Sound, carrying various types
of oceanographic and fishery research projects in local waters.
Most voyages are one day in length, although voyages as long as
six days occur. The vessel has overnight capacity for six
scientists and carries a crew of two.
- Moored at the School of Oceanography Pier, on Portage
- Capt. Daniel Schwartz, Manager of Marine Operations, School
of Oceanography. Telephone: 206-543-5062, Fax: 206-543-6073.
- 65-foot research vessel.
- A working deck, crane, and a small and nonspecialized
laboratory space. Specific scientific equipment for research
projects is supplied by the scientists using the vessel.
- Capacity for six scientists and two crew.
- National Science Foundation (NSF).
- Research grants and contracts, general operating funds, and
- Recent Usage
- Research: Used primarily by the UW. The goal is 120
days/ year minimum operation. Instruction: Undergraduate
and graduate. The State sponsors 13 days/year for instruction.
Non-UW: use is encouraged. Previous users have included
State of Washington, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Metro-King County, U.S.
- Usage Fee
- Day rate negotiated between NSF and institutions.
- Good. Regularly inspected and refitted/updated as required
by regulatory agencies and requirements of science
- VHF, SSB, Cellular phone 206-947-4846.
- Contact Marine Operations Office at 206-543-5062.
- Used in protected waters.
- Ship is operated by two crew-members and can carry six