Sam Simon

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Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: La Pallice (FR)
Date: 07/06/2020

Administrative data Technical data
name: Sam Simon
built: 1993
call sign: PA6615
IMO: 9053452
flag: The Netherlands
dimensions: 55.50 x 9.80 x 3.50 m
type: research vessel
capacity: crew: 43
speed: 18.00 kn

former name(s): new name(s):
Seifu Maru ('93-'10)
Kaiko Maru No 8 ('10-'12)
New Atlantis ('12-'12)
No known new names

We also have pictures of this vessel under the folowing name(s).

Extra info:
former Japanese marine meteorological and oceanographic observation ship

Sam Simon , an American director, producer, writer, animal rights activist and philanthropist donated the money to purchase the vessel. Sam Simon died in March 2015, aged 59 due to cancer

Converted? This vessel is still the same type as it was built.
Museum? No
Scrapping? Not scrapped on 23/10/2020.
Casualty? No