UK RRS Sir David Attenborough

Support Ship
ships



2019    


Operated by the British Antarctic Survey, on behalf of the UK Natural Environment Research Council. The RRS Sir David Attenborough is likely to replace both the existing UK Polar Research Ships, RRS Ernest Shackleton and RRS James Clark Ross.

Specifications

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30crew
129length (m)
24beam (m)
7draught (m)
13max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine diesel-electric


Shipyards

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UK Cammell Laird - 1


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Events

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2014-aprOrderedUK RRS SIr David Attenborough
2016-octLaid downUK RRS SIr David Attenborough at Birkenhead
2018-jul-14LaunchedUK RRS SIr David Attenborough at Cammell Laird