Tom Crean

Type of vessel:  Fishery & Oceanographic
Design:  ST-366

52.8 m Multipurpose Research Vessel - Marine Institute, Ireland


This vessel, designated ST-366, is designed by Skipsteknisk AS.

The vessel is outfitted and prepared mainly for the following duties:

  • Oceanographic surveys, incl. CTD water sampling 
  • Fishery research operations
  • Acoustic research operations
  • Environmental research and sampling operation incl. coring
  • ROV and AUV/ASV Surveys
  • Buoy/Mooring operations 

Main Characteristics

Length over all  52.80 m
Length between p.p.  48.00 m
Breadth moulded  14.00 m
Depth to main deck  7.90 m
Depth to 1st. deck  10.70 m
Depth to 2nd. deck  13.30 m
Speed  13 knots
Accommodation, Crew + Scientists  12 + 14 + hospital
Classification  Lloyds