Builder: Halter Marine

Hull 208


US Doc #537890


Currently in Alaska


The Callisto, a 110' twin diesel powered expiditionary yacht




Callisto Floor Plan





USCG Inspected Vessel (COI to 2010)




Twin Detroit V16-149 Diesel @ 1000hp each

40 & 55KW Detroit Gensets,

6000 gallon fuel capacity

12 Knot cruise ● 1000 Mile Range

110’ x 22’ US Corten Steel Hull ● Aluminum superstructure





Automatic Life raft and Survival Suits for 25

Bow & Aft Davits ● High Speed & Standard Anchor Winches

Swimstep ● Covered Lab ● Large Open Top Deck

Large Lounge, Office & Café’ ● Commercial Galley


Accommodations up to 21 persons overnight


Keel Coolers


Engine Room






Expedition photos



 2006 Photos by Byron Tomingas

In Port at Seward Alaska August 2006.  Long sleek lines make her very

Pleasing to the eye.

At Port Chalmers bay on Montague Island in Prince William Sound Alaska July 2006


Left to Right; The Portuguese Bridge, the aft top deck

The bow with a 25 Person automatic life raft,

the swim step, Aft top deck with RIB Skiff & Davit


The main lounge and dining area, spacious and comfortable, appointed

With marble tables and side lighting covered by mirrors that reflect

the surrounding scenery.  Marine art etched plexiglass ushers the way



The current seating arrangement is for 16 people not counting the

Four bar stools at the counter.


The galley can be seen just beyond the dining table

The lounge facing aft. This area has a marble floor


The forward Office/stateroom with forward and side windows and large mirrors


The bathroom in the forward office area, marble floors and walls.

One of five Staterooms, there is a bathroom with shower in each stateroom area




Features; autopilot, NAIAD Stabilizers, 2 radars, GPS, 3 VHS,

Fish finder, depth meter, SSB, Satellite Phone


The Café’/bar has a marble counter top on oak paneling, seating for 10

sliding glass doors out to the back deck

Twin Detroit 149-V16 Natural 2 stroke Diesels @ 1000hp each

Triple Racors individually valved for on the fly filter changes

Air starters, Twin Disk quick shift transmissions with 4” shafts

Looking aft toward the main electric panel and Detroit Generators 55kw & 40kw

Workhorse props, twin rudders, swimstep struts

Heavy braced prop struts

Fernstrum D-16 Keel coolers

Half tube Generator keel coolers just below Fernstrums

Naiad Stabilizer fin

Sea chest (raw water intake) is just under the Stabilizer Fin

Tube in top right corner is the main engines exhaust baffle


Prop shaft and Skeg location detail Starboard side

New tranducer for the Fish Finder

Priming (epoxy) the hull in Seward, May 2006

140 Ton Splash time with fresh paint June 2006



The Callisto was located in Key West Florida from 2002 to 2005

The Callisto cruised to Alaska in April May of 2005

The Callisto secured its COI in 2005, worked successfully out of Whittier Alaska

in both 2005 and 2006 doing science research projects in Prince William Sound Alaska.


 Extensive Operations Manual 

 Callisto Operation Manual






Look through the Equipment Manuals in Wheel House drawers



Numbers. 3


Driving Tips. 5


Shore Power. 7

Generator Power. 8

Port Generator: 8

Electric Panels

Sea Chest. 13

Starting the Callisto

Wheelhouse Startup Guide: 19

Autopilot: 20

Air Conditioning & Heating (HVAC): 22

NAIAD Stabilizers: 23

Fuel & Oil Lines: 23

MIG/TIG/Arc Welder: 23

Anchors. 23

Pumps: 24

Lubrication Points. 24

Air Compressors. 25

Engine Room Notes. 26

Water Maker. 27

Daily Task Log. 30

Fuel Tank Inch to Gallon Chart. 31

US Documentation. 32

COI June 2005 to 2010. 33

Letterhead Callisto.. 34