Concept

USNS Pathfinder

Summary
USNS Pathfinder (T-AGS 60) is a United States Navy oceanographic survey ship, and the lead vessel of her class. Her mission is to collect acoustical, biological, physical, and geophysical surveys of the world's oceans. This data has many uses, but a primary focus is characterizing the ocean environment in order to improve the U.S. Navy's undersea warfare capabilities. Construction and characteristics Halter Marine, Inc. won the contract to build Pathfinder and a second ship of her class in January 1991. The contract price for the two ships was $140 million. Pathfinders keel was laid down on August 18, 1992. The ship was built at Halter Marine's Moss Point, Mississippi shipyard. She was launched on October 7, 1993 and christened by Beverly Nelson, wife of Stewart B. Nelson, the Senior Advisor to the Oceanographer of the Navy. Her hull is constructed of welded steel plates. She is long, with a beam of , and a draft of . Her full-load displacement is . Her economic cru
About this result
This page is automatically generated and may contain information that is not correct, complete, up-to-date, or relevant to your search query. The same applies to every other page on this website. Please make sure to verify the information with EPFL's official sources.
Related publications

Loading

Related people

Loading

Related units

Loading

Related concepts

Loading

Related courses

Loading

Related lectures

Loading