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PASTOL BAY has served the present owners very well for decades in the Marine Construction business. The vessel handles deck cargos, to 120,000lbs, and has 10' Push knees to facilitate pushing barges with excellent control in tight situations with twin screws and large rudders.
This is a non-typical, US Military LCM-8 built by HIGGINS Shipyard, New Orleans, LA in the Gulf Coast in 1955, converted to an inland push type towboat/service vessel with 2 GM 16V-92, 600HP propulsion engines.
Under ideal conditions PASTOL BAY could travel approximately 960 miles at full throttle without tow. Approximately 6000 gallons of fuel in 2 Main and 2 Day tanks.
Presently NOT Classified, owner has provided a list of items required by USCG to bring the vessel into Certification and Chapter M compliance, dated 10/14/2020
Hull: Displacement type with plumb square bow; square plumb transom; straight vertical sides; flat sheer; Flat Bottom with no dead-rise at midsection.
Superstructure: Two level deckhouse consisting of: Upper Deck with pilot station, 2 crew bunks, and galley equipment, including Norcold refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, and sink with freshwater handpump. Observation deck aft of PH. Access via exterior stairway, and additional stairway aft to cabin top, with additional control station.
Main deck level: steering station to starboard, access door to deckhouse and access to lower deck engine room. The Main Deck is generally open with push knees forward, storage locker hatch, face wire winches port and starboard and 3 8" diameter post mooring cleats across the bow, Six 2" mooring cleats port and starboard along the sides, and One 10" H" bit towing cleat centerline on the stern. Adequate room to store Dinghy.
Freeboard aft 4' 5" amidships while moored dockside.
Lower Deck: contains the forward and amidships void, forward stores and 2 Main Fuel tanks, engine room and Lazaret.
Scantlings: Traverse framing 1/4" flanged plates; 3"x31/2"x1/4" steel bottom longitudinals; 2" x 2" x1/4"steel angle bar side longitudinals; Plate thickness unknown.
Length 49.7' LBP- 52.0' LOA
Depth 8.8 '
Gross Tonnage 80
Net Tonnage 54
Light Displacement 135,000 lbs.
Horsepower 1200@ 1800rpm
Fuel 6,000 gallons in 2 Main tanks and 2 Day tanks
Lube Oil 115 gallons
Potable Water 115 gallons
Two General Motors- Detroit 16V-92N, 600HP@ 1800rpms, sixteen-cylinder diesel engines, electric starting, fresh water cooled by channel coolers, driving two 60" diameter by 50" pitch size bronze propellers, through two Twin Disc, model MG-527, 5:1 ratio hydraulic marine reverse/reduction gears.
Port engine removed and completely rebuilt 2016. Hobbs type Hour meter shows 1136 hours. Unknown hours on Starboard engine. Both start and run well. Audible alarms for abnormal oil pressure or temperature.
Exhaust system: Dry-stack type steel and flexible steel piping lagged in the engine room, mufflers located in stack, properly heat shielded.
Fuel System: Two steel tanks with vents and remote shut-off valves; Two steel day tanks located in the engine room aft of main engines. One Tuthill fuel transfer pump 1/3hp 3/4" diameter plumbed into fuel system. Steel supply and return lines thru strainer, water trap, and filters with flex lines and shut off valves at engines.
AC Generator: KOHLER model 9504, 110/220 volt AC, 9KW, powered by Yanmar, model 3TNE7AC 3 cylinder diesel engine, 15hp electric starting, freshwater cooled through channel coolers. Serviced July, 2022. Protected by Audible, visual and automatic shutdown alarms.
Hydraulic System: Two Hydrico pumps, one each, accessory driven off each main engine. One Great Plaines Industries, manual rotary pump with 3/4" hose and pipe nozzle.
Steering Controls: Kobelt Hydraulic jog stick
Engine Controls: Systems Engineering manual single lever controls for throttle and marine reverse gears. 3 control stations, Pilothouse, top of deckhouse, and main deck starboard of deckhouse.
Lube Oil System: One integral tank with deck fill and drain cock in engine room. Dual Lubrifiner filters at each engine.
Bilge pump system: One Jabsco, 2" diameter rotary pump, belt driven off port main engine; Two 3/4" diameter electric submersible pumps for shaft sumps. Audible and visual alarms.
Head: Located aft in the engine room. Water piped to marine toilet and continuing to holding tank with manual diaphragm pump.
Electrical System: 110/220 volt AC from Generator, 12 volt from DC storage batteries consisting of 4- 8D and one marine type deep cycle for GenSet. Lewco, model 2420, 20 ampere battery charger.
Navigation and Electronics-
GPS- Garmin, model GPS-GPS Map 76Cx Interfaced with Radar
Radar- Furuno model FR-240-Mark 2, Furuno model 1842, AIS- Furuno model FA-150
Video (Depth) sounder NAVMAN model 3100, Standard Horizon depth sounder, model DS-35
Auto-Pilot Robertson, model AP-35
VHF Radiotelephone- West Marine, model VHF-550, Standard Horizon, model Quest X
Magnetic Compass Dirigo 5" with bubble in fluid. No deviation card.
Barometer- Weems & Plath 4" analog with thermometer and hygrometer
Rudder-angle Indicator Northwest Instrument, model RI-101
Engine Gauges- 2 each, Detroit Diesel tachometer, oil pressure, temperature, clutch pressure and ammeters
Entertainment- Stereo, Sony, model Dream Machine, AM/FM, CD player
Required Lights and Towing Lights
Horn- single trumpet pneumatic, Bell, Flares
Searchlight- Perko 12" diameter PH control
Other illumination- 3 Forward facing and one aft facing 1000w quartz lights mounted on deckhouse
TOWING GEAR- Face Wire Winches- 2 BeeBe Bros 5-ton capacity, single spool, manual winches with 7/8" dia. 90' length IWRC steel wire rope spooled thereon