Rigdon PSVs

Builder: Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Inc.

Designer: Guido Perla & Associates Inc.

Owner: Rigdon Marine Inc.

Length: 210’  Beam: 54’  Depth: 19’

Main Propulsion: (2) Alconza electric AC motor, 2,100 hp 

Z-Drive: (2) Steerprop SP 20, 92” prop

Bowthruster: (2) Berg, 1,000 hp

Ship’s Service Power: (2) Cummins QSK60 diesel engine, 1,825kw; Cummins KTA38, 910kw; Cummins 6CTA8.3 diesel engine, 170kw

Speed: 13 knots loaded; 15 knots light

Hull Construction: Steel

Crew Capacity: 22

Tankage: Fuel, 4,881 gals.; liquid mud, 5,107 bbls.; potable water, 5,642 bbls.; drill water, 2,886 bbls.; bulk mud/cement, 7,133 cu. ft. 

Classification: ABS +A1 Offshore Support Vessel +AMS +DPS-2, SOLAS, USCG Subchapter L, Full Ocean 

Delivery Dates: Orleans, May 2004; Bourbon, July 2004; Royal, September 2004; Chartres, October 2004

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