TYPE OF VESSEL: Research/Offshore Salvage/Dive built to ABS Standards.
DESIGNER/BUILDER: Halter Marine, Inc.
HULL MATERIAL: Welded steel.
HULL COLOR AND GRAPHICS: Blue hull with white superstructure.
GROSS TONS: 250
NET TONS: 170
FUEL CAPACITY: 112,984 gallons
FRESH WATER: 66,000 gallons
BALLAST WATER: 204,000 gallons
LUBE OIL CAPACITY: 1,800 gallons
ACCOMMODATIONS: 17 persons plus
CARGO CAPACITY: 20 x 20' TEU containers
HULL: The hull is constructed with welded steel plate over welded steel longitudinal stringers; welded steel frames and transverse structural members. Raised welded steel pilothouse forward.
PILOTHOUSE LOCATION/CONSTRUCTION: Welded steel raised pilothouse forward with tempered safety glass windows all set in heavy rubber gaskets.
PORTHOLES/WINDOWS: All windows are tempered safety glass sealed tight and bedded well.
Major assets includes the DOE M5 ROV with 1400' of new ROVumbilical control cord, Edgetech Sonar with cable, large hydraulic grabber, A-frame with recent upgrade, crane, several large tuggers and winches, mini- with cable.
STEERING: Forward pilothouse main steering station. Forward and aft pilothouse engine controls. Varnished yachtsman's helm-wheel. Steering pumps have electric-assisted motor-assemblies and hydraulic reservoir.
COMPASS: Ritchie Powerdamp backlighted.
SIGNALING DEVICE: Compressed air single trumpet Kahlenburg tested.
SEARCH LIGHTS: 1000 watt remote tested.
DECK LIGHTS: C electrical halogen flood lights for the aft cargo/work deck and forward deck areas.
NAVIGATION LIGHTS: International COLREGS.
EPIRB: Category-1 ACR.
LIFERAFT: (1) Revere Survival Craft inspection tag June, 25 2013 rated for 15-persons.
(1) Viking #16DK11569.02 SOLAS current to July, 2014.
LIFERAFT LOCATION: Both are mounted in approved brackets in approved canisters with Hammar hydrostatic-release.
APPROVED PFD’S: Extensive inventory of Commercial-series life vests; reflective tape and water lights.
LIFE RINGS: (5) Jim Buoy type IV each 30" with attached lines.
FLARES: Extensive inventory of commercial-series; USCG approved units all current.
FIRST AID KIT: Commercial-series well stocked and current.
FIRE EXTINGUISHERS: (11) Sentry #RT-767737 rated @ 10A; 60-B:C. All mounted and full-charged.
Total five (5) with new/updated fire hoses with nozzles; fire axes, fire blankets. Fire pumps have start/stop at bridge pilothouse.
Extra fire hoses and fittings stowed in the cargo deck locker.
ENGINES & MACHINERY
ENGINE MANUFACTURER/MODEL: General Motors ElectroMotive Division 16-567C.
HP: 1800 each
TRANSMISSION/MARINE GEAR MANUFACTURER/MODEL: " Eisenwerke" Reintjes WGV481. Port & starboard gear-cooling pumps.
BILGE PUMPS: AC electric pumps with high water indicators/meters.
HIGH WATER LEVEL BILGE ALARM: Operational.
ENGINE ROOM VENTILATION: Forced and natural through the port and starboard cargo deck vents to port and starboard. AC electric power-vent blowers.
GENERATORS & BOW THRUSTER
GENERATOR PORT ENGINE COMPARTMENT FORWARD
MANUFACTURER/MODEL: Detroit 8V71 with Cross Manufacturing armature and Twin Disc #MG506-1 (5HW190).
INSTRUMENTATION GAUGES: RPM, Oil, Temp, Volts.
COOLING: Fresh water cooled with keel cooler.
SILENCERS added 2011.
MAINTENANCE LOG RECEIPTS: Log available.
LOCATION: Engine room forward to port.
GENERATOR AFT ENGINE COMPARTMENT
MANUFACTURER/MODEL: Detroit 8V71 with International M620HAC-001 alternator and new cylinder head. There is a Mission Magnum #64020232/ITA0 mud-pump engine-driven off this generator.
COOLING: Fresh water cooled with keel cooler.
LOCATION: Engine room centerline aft.
MANUFACTURER/MODEL: GM/Detroit 8V71 with Twin Disc with 2:1 reduction gear.
Mission Fluid King pump model #C5560WHIPKD4610-90-30.
LOCATION: Forward companionway locker
BACK-UP GENSET IN HYDRAULICS ROOM
MANUFACTURER/MODEL: Volvo Penta Diesel
CYLINDERS: In-line (6)
INSTRUMENTATION GAUGES: RPM, Volts, Oil, Temp.
COOLING: Fresh water cooled.
LOCATION: Hydraulic room to starboard accessed through the lower companionway forward of the engine room.
FUEL SYSTEM & TANKS
TYPE OF FUEL: Diesel
GALLONS: 112,000 total and (2) 7,000 gallon day tanks included in this total.
NUMBER OF TANKS: (4)
TANK MATERIAL: Welded steel painted out.
TANK CONDITION: All with integral baffles.
LOCATION OF TANKS: Under the main salon sole and forward of the engine room.
WATER SEPARATORS: HELI-SEP 1000 series diesel fuel system; engine mounted secondary filters and Racor heavy-duty commercial series primary fuel-water seps with heat-shields.
OVERFLOW: Outboard of the vessel.
VENTILATION: Deck vents and deck fillers marked/designated.
BLOWERS: AC-electric blowers with Gould Manufacturing ON/OFF switches.
GENERAL FUEL SYSTEM: Port and starboard day tank fill/suction. Fuel pumps with alarms in the engine room; pump selectors; fuel transfer pumps are AC-electric with marked and designated breakers/switches.
LOCATION: Under the main deck, galley and salon sole.
APPROXIMATE DIMENSIONS: 35' wide x 60' long x 13' high.
TYPE OF DECKING: Welded diamond plate secured tight.
Welded steel hydraulic fluid tank.
Hydraulic fluid pumps model #9420631.
Rexroth Pump to Viking assembly 150hp/230VAC electric.
Primer Control System for the Motor-Starter.
(2) 15 hp motor starters.
Kawasaki hydraulic drive-pump.
(1) Boston Shipyard hydraulic utility winch #5K4326B22 on the aft cargo deck.
(2) Braden Winch Company hydraulic winches.
(4) PULLMASTER/Cablemaster #M5078613 hydraulic winches on deck for quad-point anchoring.
(1) Utility winch for the divers platform.
(1) WEG Manufacturing hydraulic anchor winch model #05018XP3E326T.
(1) hydraulic powered anchor handling unit with cat-head windlass with estimated 1000-1100’ chain.
Total (4) Danforth anchor(s) @ 12,000 lbs. each
10,000 lbs Navy anchor aft cargo deck.
Control panel for the anchor handling and hydraulic tank forward foc’sl.
Considerable inventory of heavy-weather docklines.
Bogart Deep Ocean Engineering “Blue View Underwater Vision” series. Unit is rated for 3000’.
65lbs; thrust prop.
Custom designed 20’ ocean container to starboard on the cargo deck with operator’s panel.
Office equipment; computers; computer monitors.
Thermal and acoustic interior walls/bulkheads.
Deck is carpeted-over.
Interior lighting and heating.
RAIL/BULWARK HEIGHT: Tapered 65” to 72” forward weather deck and 38” to 42” bulwarks port and starboard aft. All welded with integral hawseholes.
DECK SURFACE: Welded steel plate painted out and a non-skid surface.
HATCHES & COAMINGS: Recessed deck hatches all seal tight. Water tight bulkhead access hatches also seal tight.
WATERTIGHT INTEGRITY: All hatch-dogs have gasket integrity.
CARGO DECK: Steel frame with heavy commercial series wooden deck. Cargo capacity is 20 x 20' TEU containers.
CARGO HOLDS: 2 Deck-accessed cargo holds aft of main superstructure converted from ballast tanks.
DECK LIGHTING: AC electric halogen deck lights.
Badger Manufacturing model B4435 rated @ 40-ton mounted to port on the main cargo deck. The crane is on an elevated pedestal, telescopic boom up to 105' reach with load tension gauge. Crane-cab protects the hydraulic controls. There is a commercial-series lifting block and the crane was reported to have been just inspected. (2) Gensco hydraulic grapples. Reel of replacement wire for crane.
H-configuration constructed with welded steel by Smatco Manufacturing model #14839 reported to have a 75,000 lb lift capacity and 100 ton structural capacity. 36’ – 38’ welded steel beams and total (3) PULLMASTER / Cablemaster model #M5078613 series hydraulic drive-motors.
Dual hydraulic piston H-frame cable reels with all hydraulic hoses and fittings updated.
Control panel for the crane with gauge-monitor.
VOLTAGE: 440VAC/100amp; 208VAC/100amp; 260VAC and 480VAC @ 225AMP
NUMBER & TYPE OF BATTERIES: All are deep cycle marine.
CHARGING SYSTEM/CONVERTER: (1) LaMarche Constavolt A22-10-12 volt with DC amp meter; (1) GE electrical transformer Cat# 9T21J900; (1) NewMar 15-12-35amp; (1) Charles Charger 3000-series with DC amp monitor; (1) LaMarche 12VDC #A22-10-12 with DC meter; (1) LaMarche Constavolt #A40-60-24.
VHF RADIO(S): (1) Standard Horizon Intrepid; (1) Standard Horizon Matrix #GX3000S; (1) ICOM #ICM422.
SINGLE SIDEBAND: ICOM #ICM700 Pro-series.
RADAR: (1) Furuno MFD12 color Navnet 3D Radar& GPS; (1) Furuno RDP150 radar; (1) Simrad Radar #RA726UA.
SATNAV: (1) Furuno GPS-Navigator;
AUTOPILOT: (1) Robertson; (1) Sperry 8T.
DEPTH SOUNDING DEVICES/INDICATOR(S): (1) Furuno FCV-620 CVS; (1) Furuno Color CD-sounder #FCV-1100L;
KNOT LOG: Integral with the electronics.
WIND SPEED: Integral with the electronics & computer.
BAROMETER: Marine set.
SHIP’S CLOCK: Marine set.
SHIP’S COMPASS: (1) Ritchie Powerdamp in the pilothouse; (1) Sperry compass; Sperry Gyro-Compass with repeater;
SEARCH LIGHT: AC electric commercial series remote from pilothouse.
NAVIGATION LIGHTS: International COLREGS tested. Forward bow mast.
COCKPIT/DECK LIGHTS: AC electric passageway and aft cargo deck halogens.
WASHERS/WIPERS: (1) electric centerline windshield in the pilothouse tested.
SHIP’S BELL: (1) Navy.
HAILER: (1) Standard Horizon LH10 with external speaker
SIGNALING DEVICE: Kahlenburg single trumpet compressed air horn tested.
ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT/ELECTRONICS: Necode Electronics digital encoder; ship’s intercom system; Furuno AD-1000 series converter; Samsung large flat-screen at starboard navstation; (1) Sanyo flat screen; Newmar 35amp power unit; Satphone with antenna; Furuno Weatherfax #DFAX-207; HP computers; monitors; Astron power supply units #LS25A; (3) open array radar antennas; TacVision antenna; VHF antennas; GPS antennas; onboard security system with cameras;
ONBOARD ELECTRONICS NOTATION: Emergency battery transfer for the electronics.
Bridge Deck: This has the fully equipped wheel house. 360 degree visibility is excellent. There are wide side walk way decks all around the wheel house superstructure. There is a stairway from the center of the wheel house that goes down to the hallway of the Forecastle Deck.
Forecastle Deck: Aft there is a lounge that stretches across the width of the forecastle superstructure. There is a central hallway with stairways up and down to port and a head with shower forward. To port is a 2 man crew cabin currently being used as the Captain’s cabin with an en suite head and shower. There is a 2 man crew cabin aft of this and forward of the lounge. Opposite this across the hall are two more 2 man crew cabin. At the forward end of the hallway is a head with a toilet and a shower. There are wide walkways around the forecastle superstructure.
Main Deck: The staircase from the Forecastle Deck lands on centerline of the middle of the Main Deck accommodations area in a center walkway area. To starboard is the fully equipped Galley which was fully redone in 2009. Forward of the galley is the Mess area. Forward of the mess area is a 4 man crew cabin. Opposite this cabin is a storage room that was converted from a crew cabin. An additional 4 berths could be added back in this cabin. Directly aft is a 1 man cabin currently being used by the Chief Engineer as his office/cabin. Aft of this is a head with 2 toilets and 2 showers. Aft of the head is another 4 man crew cabin. Adjacent to this off the main area is a pantry. Opposite the pantry is a large walk in refrigerator with access to a walk in freezer outboard. There is a doorway to the main working deck from the aft part of the Main Deck accommodations area.
Hold Deck: The Hold deck has a stair way leading down from the Main Deck hallway. The hold deck has a series of tanks and cargo holds with a long center hallway leading aft to the engine and machinery room. The engine and machinery room can also be accessed from 2 stairways outboard on the main deck. Aft of the engine room are some ballast tanks that were converted to water tanks and aft of this is the steering compartment.
Galley module rebuilt in 2009.
LOCATION: Deck level to starboard.
COUNTERTOPS/CABINETS: mica counter tops and custom cabinetry, lockers and drawers.
ACCESS: Aft from the cargo deck hatch.
COOKING STOVE: Four-burner Toastmaster electric with four Euro-Discs and oven below. Power-exhaust vent.
INSTALLATION: Recessed into the galley counter/cabinetry.
REFRIGERATOR: (1) Frigidaire side-by-side reefer/freezer. (1) walk-in reefer/freezer with compressors in the aft starboard locker just forward of the cargo deck. Compressor model #C8AJ-0100-TAC and #CNAG0200-TAC-001. Both units are powered by 220/230VAC Square-D panels with marked and designated breakers and ON/OFF switches.
HEATING AIR CONDITIONING APPLIANCE: (1) Nordyne #GS3BA-060CB rated @ 5-ton. INSTALLATION: The unit is mounted on the upper bridge deck aft of the pilothouse.
SINK: Double bay stainless steel with hot & cold mixers.
LIGHTING: AC electrical fixtures tested.
VENTILATION: Forced and natural.
ESCAPE HATCHES: Forward of the galley/mess deck unobstructed.
ADDITIONAL GALLEY APPLIANCES AND STOCK: Quiet Power GE dishwasher; GE microwave oven; toasters; coffee makers; blenders; utensils, dinnerware, cooking utensils; pots, pans place settings. There is a water osmosis decilinator system. U.S. Electronic Motor #15hp-254TTC.
TANK MATERIAL/MANUFACTURER/CAPACITY: 66,000 gallons reported. Welded steel tanks with integral baffles.
LOCATION: Midships under the salon/galley sole and forward of the engine room.
LINES: PVC and metal.
PRESSURIZED OR MANUAL SYSTEM: Pressurized hot and cold on demand and a triple-cartridge water filtration system.
(2) AC electric water transfer pumps model #5KC39HN2888X; (1) Dayton water pump; (1) DABB pump.
HOT WATER HEATER: 80-gallon installed in 1992. Model #E2F80H0045V-0306120965.
FAUCETS: Hot and cold mixers.
SHOWER (S): (2) stand-up stall showers with hand held shower sprayers and sump pump.
HEAD & MARINE SANITATION DEVICE: (3) fresh water flush heads with USCG approved holding tanks.
GRAY WATER/HOLDING TANK (MSD)
NUMBER OF TANKS: (4) molded fiberglass sump tanks located over the bow thruster room.
MATERIAL: Molded fiberglass.
DECK PUMP OUT/OVERBOARD DISCHARGE
USCG APPROVED MARINE SANITATION DEVICE
ADDITIONAL GEAR, EQUIPMENT AND APPURTENANCES
Utility Boat “MINI ME” welded aluminum hull with welded aluminum enclosed pilothouse.
(1) 2004, 200 hp Yamaha outboard model #SX200TXRC with s/n #6G6X1015177P.
Raw water intake pumps model #D15S1AZC.
Tool crib/workroom to port of the hydraulic systems locker.
Tool crib/workroom with lath, drill press; extensive inventory of tools; repair hardware; belts; hoses; filters; spare hydraulic hoses, hydraulic fittings and lube-fluids.
Paint stowage locker forward cargo deck.
Charbroil 6-burner propane-gas cooking grill.
(1) 20’ ocean container converted to cargo deck work locker with machine shop lath, grinder; cutting band saw.
230VAC-powered Air Tank Purification Systems with Eagle #BAP10FVS compressors; compressor PSI monitors and gauges.
(4) air tank accumulators with PSI gauges.
OGSI-O2 System Separator for Oxygen #OG-20. 351.6 hours operation-time with gauges and monitors. Marathon 5KH37-seroes electric pump.
Forward cargo deck locker to starboard with SOLDADORA #RX-4500 welded and tools.
Office desks, chairs; filing cabinets.
Elevated captain and companion pilothouse helm seats.
Nav station to starboard.
200,000 gallon plus ballast water tanks with integral baffles.
(5) AC-electrical powered MUDPUMPS.
1,800 gallon lube-oil tank with integral baffles.
Multi-point anchoring gear.
12 adult USCG approved survival unit-suits.