Presentation on theme: "By: Charmayne Thomas Mentor: CDR. Dale Bateman HEALY Icebreaker."— Presentation transcript:
By: Charmayne Thomas Mentor: CDR. Dale Bateman HEALY Icebreaker
HEALY is a Coast Guard icebreaker. HEALY is also the United States’ most advanced polar icebreaker.
HEALY con. HEALY is a place where scientists can conduct their research.
History about HEALY USCGC HEALY the United States newest polar capable icebreaker, was commissioned as a U. S. Coast Guard cutter on August 21, 2000. The vessel was designed and built by Litton-Avondale Industries, Inc. and named after Captain Michael A. Healy of the U.S. Revenue Marine. www.ccom.unh.edu/lots/healy0805
The HEALY is designed to conduct a wide range of research activities, providing more than 4,200 square feet of scientific laboratory space, numerous electronic sensor systems, oceanographic winches, and accommodations for up to 50 scientists HEALY HEALY
Facts about The HEALY As a Coast Guard cutter, HEALY is also a capable platform for supporting other potential missions in the polar regions, including logistics, search and rescue, ship escort, environmental protection, and enforcement of laws and treaties. http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgcHealy/ -
Characteristics The overall length of HEALY is 128 meters long. It has two fixed pitch, four blade propellers Cruising Speed 12 knots @ 105 RPM Max Speed 17 knots @ 147 RPM