Anne S. Pierce

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MV Anne S. Pierce

The F/V Anne S. Pierce
Anne S. Pierce docked in St. John's

The MV Anne S. Pierce is a former scallop dragger that is now used as a research and training vessel for the Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. Notably, the vessel was contracted by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada to conduct trawls after the crash of Swiss Air flight 111 for debris recovery, off Nova Scotia, Canada.

Principal Particulars

  • Length............29.90 m
  • Breadth...........8.0 m
  • Depth.............4.22 m
  • Main Engine.......Caterpillar B98
  • Horsepower........1,125
  • Speed.............10 knots
  • Gross Tonnage.....296 t
  • Net Tonnage.......80 t
  • Callsign..........VY3890
  • IMO number........8219607
  • Built.............1982 as L.J. Penny by Deep Sea Trawlers Limited, Lunenburg NS

References

  • Canadian Transportation Agency entry [1]
  • Transport Canada entry [2]
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