The 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 as part of the UNOLS fleet (University National Oceanographic Laboratories System). The 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. The 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 offers a ships complement for 21 officers and crew, 2 marine technicians and berthing for up to 36 scientists.
This web site provides information on the operational capabilities of the vessel and guidance on various policies, regulations, procedures, safety, and lifesaving precautions. The intent is to assist the chief scientist and members of the scientific party, as well as marine technicians, crew and shore staff, in preparing for a cruise and successfully accomplishing the scientific mission, while maintaining a harmonious relationship with all of your shipmates.
In summary: Clean and Safe Science
- The TGT schedule is secure, you need a UW NetID or request access from the Port Captain.
- Past Cruise Catalog, Rolling Deck to Repository, (R2R)
- ISM Safety Management Manual
Updated 2018 May 3 by Port Captain