RV Atlantis

El Austral (1966-2006)

The research vessel Atlantis was operated from 1930 to 1966 by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts. It was a 460 -ton ketch has two masts. The Atlantis was the first ship of the United States, which was used for oceanographic research. It was also the namesake for the space shuttle Atlantis.

Since 1966, the ketch the Argentine Prefectura Naval Argentina as El Austral served. Under the name Dr. Bernardo Houssay a replica of the El Austral was created and the original ship scrapped ..