R/V Thomas G Thompson
R/V Thomas G. Thompson is owned by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and operated under a Charter Party agreement by the School of Oceanography at the University of Washington. The ship is operated as a part of the Academic Research Fleet, within the UNOLS framework (University National Oceanographic Laboratories System). R/V Thomas G. Thompson (AGOR-23) was constructed by Halter Marine and was delivered to ONR on 8 July 1991 and recently completed its mid-life overhaul at the end of 2017.
Thompson is 274 ft in length, 52.5 ft. beam, and at full load has a 19 foot draft. The normal cruising speed is 11 knots, and Thompson offers a ships complement of 21 officers and crew, 2 marine technicians, and berthing for up to 36 scientists.
Interested in planning a cruise on the Thompson? Check out information on Cruise Planning
- The TGT schedule is available to all; for more information, please contact the MarOps team.
- Past Cruise Catalog, Rolling Deck to Repository, (R2R)
- ISM Safety Management Manual