Vessel Services

The Dawn Treader is a fully insured 6 pack “lobster style” boat whose home waters range from New Jersey to Maine.   Her 31' length and 11' beam create an open and stable platform for a variety of projects, from research vessel to ROV platform, from dive boat to tender, from prototype testing vessel to camera platform.  In addition to her spacious cabin, studio style galley, internal head and V-berth, her layout includes a 80 ft² open air work deck, 1/4 ton davit, swim platform and technical dive ladder.


With her 350Hp Yanmar engine and 130 gallons of diesel fuel in her twin fuel tanks, Dawn Treader has an estimated range of 200 nm at a cruising speed of 15 knots while transporting over 1000 lbs of personnel and equipment.


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The Numbers

  • Top Speed: 19 knots
  • Cruising Speed: 15 knots
  • Estimated Range: 200nm
  • Fuel Capacity, internal: 130 gallons
  • Fuel Capacity, external: 60 gallons
  • Passengers: 6
  • LOA: 31’
  • Beam: 11’
  • Deep Draft: 3.5’
  • Air Draft: 20’
  • Prop: 23x24

Dawn Treader Spec Sheet



Vessel Features

  • Fly Bridge
  • 1/4 ton custom davit with the following options
    • Electric winch
    • Capstan
    • Pot hauler
    • Manual winch
  • Swim Platform
  • Dive Ladder
  • V Berth


  • ACR Model RLB-36 EPIRB
  • SIMRAD NSS7 Radar with GPS (back up GPS unit)
  • Garmin 740S GPS & Bottom Finder (back up bottom finder)
  • Furuno FCV-582 Bottom Finder
  • Standard Horizon Explorer VHF radio
  • Standard Horizon VHF radio
  • Standard Horizon RAM 30 Remote Handset
  • GUEST 296-5 Wireless Remote Search Light



Science Amenities

  • As needed work table with chairs
  • 110v outlets in cabin, galley and head
  • 1500w "clean power" inverter
  • 12V power ports at helm and navigation station
  • Honda 2000 auxillary generator



Passenger Amenities

  • Internal head
  • Studio style galley with refrigeration, hot water, stove and microwave
  • V Berth
  • 5 gallon water cooler
  • 50 quart deck cooler
  • Grill
  • Swim platform
  • Dive ladder
  • Folding lounge chairs
  • Hot and cold fresh water deck shower
  • Multiple USB charging ports
  • Stereo with Aux input


Dawn Treader Spec Sheet


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