Built in 1964, Aqua Quest’s construction yard was located in Houma, Louisiana, where vessels are designed for rugged offshore oilfield services. She has been owned and operated by Captain, Bob Mayne, since 1987. The steel hull measures sixty-five feet in length, draws seven feet, and has a beam of twenty-two feet. She is a documented vessel bearing certificate 296154, carrying sixty net tons with a gross weight of eighty-nine tons.
Powered by two 8-71 Detroit diesels, Aqua Quest is fitted out with a pair of 2-71, twenty KW generators and a five-thousand gallon fuel tank capacity. She carries two-thousand gallons of water and is equipped with an R/O water maker producing an additional two hundred and fifty gallons of fresh water per day. The vessel has nine air-conditioned births.