The CSIRO Wharf in Hobart is a hive of activity with equipment and supplies being loaded for the maiden voyage!

RV Investigator - maiden voyage mobilisation

The maiden voyage is a collaboration between CSIRO, the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, the Integrated Marine Observing System, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and the University of Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies.

The Chief Scientist leading the voyage is CSIRO’s Professor Tom Trull.




  1. Can anyone point me in the right direction, as to purchasing some drawings of the RS Investigator.
    I wish to build a model of it…
    Any contacts would help. Thankyou.

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