6,000-HP TOWBOAT specifications

Builder: Gulf Island Marine Fabricators

Designer: CT Marine

Owner: Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Co.

Mission: Transport limestone and other products on the inland waterway system.

Length: 166′

Beam: 48′

Depth (molded): 11’3″

Draft: 9′

Main Propulsion: (2) EMD 12-710, 3,000 hp at 900 rpm

Ship’s Service Power: (2) John Deere with Marathon Generator, 170kw

Marine Gear: (2) Lufkin RHS 2800 HG, 4.345:1

Propeller: (2) Rice CT-28, 108″, 5-bladed

Controls: Inland Power

Steering System: EMI

Speed (knots): 12

Hull Construction: Steel

Crew/Passenger Capacity: 14

Tankage (gals.): Fuel, 76,232; water, 22,135; lube oil, 1,036; gear oil, 1,036

Delivery Dates: Don Boling , December 2009; Bill Atkinson , April 2010; Gerald Majors , July 2010

 

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