What is the ship's current position? Where is the ship located? FRANKLIN current position is 57.48388 N / 11.61959 E on Jan 16, 2019 02:13 UTC. Vessel FRANKLIN (IMO: 8301797, MMSI: 231781000) is a Research Vessel built in 1985 and currently sailing under the flag of Sweden. Below you can find more technical information, photos, AIS data and last 5 port calls of FRANKLIN detected by AIS.

AIS Data

AIS TypeDredging or UW ops
FlagFaeroe Islands
DestinationSURVEY AREA
ETAJan 15, 03:00
IMO / MMSI8301797 / 231781000
Length / Beam55 / 12 m
Current draught4.0 m
Course / Speed352.9° / 2.8 kn
Coordinates57.48388 N/11.61959 E
Last report Jan 16, 2019 02:13 UTC
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Are you interested in the sailing schedule of the FRANKLIN ship?
The FRANKLIN's port of calls and sailing schedule for the past months are listed below as detected by our live AIS ship tracking system. Currently the vessel FRANKLIN is on her next destination to SURVEY AREA and the estimated time of arrival (ETA) is around Jan 15, 03:00. VesselFinder also gathers and keeps detailed information about ship movement history (e.g ship track) for the past 7 days (max).
More detailed historical ship movement AIS records are available on request.

Port Calls

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Master Data

IMO number8301797
Ship typeResearch Vessel
Gross Tonnage1178
Summer Deadweight (t)1218
Length Overall (m)56
Beam (m)12
Draught (m)
Year of Built1985
Place of Built
Registered Owner


Vessel NameRegistered OwnerYear
FRANKLINAustralian Govt1985


FRANKLIN current position and history of port calls are received by AIS. Technical specifications, tonnages and management details are derived from VesselFinder database. The data is for informational purposes only and VesselFinder is not responsible for the accuracy and reliability of FRANKLIN data.