John Bludworth Shipyard delivers two inland pushboats to Genesis Marine

John Bludworth Shipyard has delivered the first two of a series of inland pushboats they are building for Genesis Marine. The Shannon Mary was delivered in October and the Robert Anthony was delivered Dec. 17, 2014.  Both vessels were delivered ahead of schedule.

The Shannon Mary is a 2680 BHP 84’x32’x11’ inland pushboat powered by Caterpillar 3512C, EPA Tier 3 rated main engines supplied by Mustang Power Systems. Marine gears are Twin Disc MGX5600 marine gears with internal shaft brakes supplied by Sewart Supply and they are connected to 4 blade Sound Propeller Systems stainless steel propellers provided by Texas Wheel Works. Ships power is generated by John Deere 99kW gensets supplied by Stanley Parts and Equipment. The hull was designed by John L. Bludworth, III with engineering provided by Advanced Fabricating. The Shannon Mary has accommodations for 6 persons with a large pantry and interior utility room. The vessel can hold up to 38,000 gals. of fuel and 14,000 gals. of potable water.

The Robert Anthony is a 3150 BHP 110’x32’x11’ inland pushboat powered by Caterpillar 3512C, EPA Tier 3 rated main engines supplied by Mustang Power Systems. Marine gears are Twin Disc MGX5600 marine gears with internal shaft brakes supplied by Sewart Supply and they are connected to 4 blade Sound Propeller Systems stainless steel propellers provided by Texas Wheel Works. Ships power is generated by John Deere 99kW gensets supplied by Stanley Parts and Equipment Co.. The hull was designed by John L. Bludworth, III with engineering provided by Advanced Fabricating. The Robert Anthony has accommodations for 8 persons with a large galley, dining and media area. The vessel can hold up to 71,000 gals. of fuel and 19,000 gals. of potable water.

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