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R/V Western Flyer Hull Strength Upgrade

Posted By: Maggie Moon | Papers

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) owns and operates the SWATH oceanographic research vessel R/V Western Flyer.  This vessel is of aluminum construction and was designed and built to handle MBARI’s remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Tiburon in the eastern Pacific.  Western Flyer was delivered in 1996 and shortly thereafter…

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