School of Ocean Sciences, University of Wales Bangor.
"State-of-the-art, purpose built research vessel commissioned by the University of Wales-Bangor using a £2.8 million Joint Infrastructure Fund grant. Managed and operated by VT Group plc, delivered and in service July 2001.
Enables the UK's marine scientists to study the biology, chemistry, geology and physics of our seas. Designed to take up to ten scientists and 20 students. The School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor and other university departments in the UK also use the vessel as a teaching platform, training the next generation of marine scientists."