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SG148 Deployment History: ALOHA SeaGliders (D. Karl)

Mission 14: Data Config. Photos
5/12/16 Recovered by R/V Ka'Imikai-O-Kanaloa during HOE-Legacy 4
- VBD failure, dive went deeper than rated limits
- deployed: 50 days
3/24/16 Deployed E. of Stn. ALOHA by R/V Kilo Moana during HOE-Legacy 3
Feb 16 Refurbished at Kongsberg
SG148, mission 14, cruise track
Mission 12: Data
9/17/13 Recovered N. of Kauai by R/V Kilo Moana during HOE-PhoR 2
- No obvious external damage
- Problem with pitch mechanism?
- deployed: 118 days
9/5/13 Stopped communicating
5/23/13 Deployed at Stn. ALOHA by R/V Kilo Moana during HOE-PhoR 1
Apr 13 Refurbished at SOEST Ocean Gliders Facility
SG148, mission 12, cruise track
Mission 11: Data
9/8/12 Recovered at Stn. ALOHA by R/V Kilo Moana during HOE-DYLAN 9
- nearing end of battery life
- deployed: 76 days
6/25/12 Redeployed at Stn. ALOHA by R/V Kilo Moana during HOT-243
6/12/12 Bench testing determined that the wire running to the pitch motor had fraid and was shorting out.
6/1/12 Recovered N.-W. of Oahu by R/V Ka'Imikai-O-Kanaloa during HOT-242
- Problem with pitch mechanism?
- deployed: 11 days
5/22/12 Deployed at Stn. ALOHA by R/V Ka'Imikai-O-Kanaloa during HOE-DYLAN 1
Apr 12 Refurbished at SOEST Ocean Gliders Facility
SG148, mission 11, cruise track
Mission 10: Data Animations
10/27/11 Recovered N. of Oahu by Ms. Mahi
- nearing end of battery life
- deployed: 77 days
8/12/11 Deployed N. of Oahu by Ms. Mahi
Jul 11 Refurbished at SOEST Ocean Gliders Facility
SG148, mission 10, cruise track
Mission 9: Data
2/9/11 Recovered N. of Oahu by Ms. Mahi
- nearing end of battery life
- deployed: 93 days
11/9/10 Deployed N. of Oahu by Ms. Mahi
2/1/10 Arrived back from UW
SG148, mission 9, cruise track
Mission 8: Data
10/13/09 Shipped to UW for recalibration & battery replacement
7/17/09 Initial internal inspection showed that balancing lead weights had loosed up inside preventing proper steering/gliding ability.
7/16/09 Recovered NE of Stn. ALOHA by R/V Kilo Moana during WHOTS cruise. Initial visual inspection shows no obvious damage.
- nearing end of battery life
- unable to effectively control SG
- deployed: 65 days
6/20/09 Went into Recovery mode during dive 259. VBD pump timeout error as well as data showed a spike in Humidity (i.e. possible slow leak). Put back into its (bow-tie) dive pattern.
5/12/09 Deployed 11 miles off Haleiwa by Raven
4/13/09 Arrived back from UW
SG148, mission 8, cruise track
Mission 6: Data
10/21/08 Shipped to UW for recalibration & battery replacement
10/11/08 Recovered at Stn. ALOHA by R/V Kilo Moana during HOT-205
- nearing end of battery life
- deployed: 59 days
8/13/08 Deployed at Stn. ALOHA by R/V Kilo Moana during CMORE-OPEREX
SG148, mission 6, cruise track
Mission 4: Data
8/13/08 Recovered by R/V Kilo Moana during CMORE-OPEREX
- reset optode parameters
- deployed: 10 days
8/3/08 Deployed N.E. of Stn. ALOHA by R/V Kilo Moana during CMORE-OPEREX
3/27/08 Arrived from UW
SG148, mission 4, cruise track