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RJ 287 Neil Armstrong AGOR-27

Rhenania Junior

RJ 287 Neil Armstrong AGOR-27

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New 1/1250 scale model of the Woods Hole oceanographic survey ship RV Neil Armstrong AGOR-27 by Rhenania Junior (RJ 287) as in 2015.

Neil Armstrong is a commercially designed mono hull research vessel, capable of coastal and deep ocean operations, and equipped with cranes and winches for over-the-side loading of research equipment and supplies, as well as accommodations for twenty-four scientists. The ship will be powered by a multi-drive low-voltage diesel electric propulsion system for efficiency and lower maintenance and fuel costs. Both Neil Armstrong and sister ship Sally Ride have state of the art oceanographic equipment allowing deep ocean mapping and information technology for ship monitoring and worldwide land-based communication.

Owner: Office of Naval Research
Operator: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Ordered: October 14, 2010
Builder: Dakota Creek Industries, Anacortes, Washington
Laid down: August 17, 2012
Launched: February 22, 2014
Acquired: September 23, 2015
Status: Delivered
General characteristics
Class and type: Neil Armstrong-class research vessel
Displacement: 3043 long tons
Length: 238 ft (73 m)
Beam: 50 ft (15 m)
Draft: 15 feet
Installed power: (x2) Siemens AC Electric Motors
Speed: 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph) (max)
Range: 10,545 nautical miles (19,529 km; 12,135 mi)
Endurance: 40 Days
Crew: 20 Crew + 24 Scientists


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