USCG DOC NO: 509387
CALL SIGN: W L 9098
HULL MATERIAL: STEEL
SHIP BUILDER: CORPUS CHRISTI MARINE
GROSS TONNAGE: 54
NET TONNAG: 37
AIR HEIGHT: 30ft
The Hull is in very good condition with the recent 2014 Refit of the Vessel.
The overall condition of the Vessel is very good, as the Vessel received a 10 month refit in 2014; Valued at $ 950,000.00. Repairs and new systems throughout.
The Vessel contains 9 watertight compartments with access hatches, excluding the Engine Room. All compartments have new main bilge plumbing connected to main bilge pump and manifold. 8 of the 9 compartments have also been fitted with new 12V 500gph Rule Bilge pumps.
ENGINE AND AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT AND CONDITIONS
The Vessel has 2 Detroit Diesel 8 V 71 Engines that were remanufactured by Dutch Enterprises Inc. in Orlando Florida. The Vessel is also equipped with 2 Kuboto 35 KW Diesel Generators which also underwent a full service and Dyno Testing by MG Industrial Engines Inc. in Tampa, Florida. All Engines are Keel Cooled and all Keel Coolers have been partially rebuilt and pressure tested to 80psi.
FUEL SYSTEM / CAPACITY
The Vessel has two 1500 gallon Wing Tanks. Both tanks were pressure tested to 5 psi. New Sight gauges have also been fitted to both tanks.
The Entire Electrical System on board the Vessel is New.
Ventilation consists of 2 Self Contained Air-conditioning units. A 16000 Btu Marine Air unit for the Galley and Mess area and a 7000 Btu unit for the Pilot House and Cabin. Both are raw water cooled with a new raw water pump and plumbing system.
Fire and Main Bilge Pump are on the same Arrangement and Manifold , with new Fire Hydrant plumbing and hoses to the fore and Aft Decks, the entire bilge plumbing system has been replaced and suction is possible in all voids. The vessel does not have a ballast system. The fuel System has a transfer pump between the two tanks fitted with a counter, fuel water separator Racor filter and new hoses. The Steering has two AC 3 Phase pumps supplied from a 50G reservoir with new Hydraulic hoses.
ELECTRONIC NAVIGATION SYSTEMS
ELECTRONIC CHART PLOTTER, RAYMARINE C 95 MFD with Lighthouse Navigation Charts – NOAA Vector Raystar130 GPS Receiver
ELECTRONIC CHART PLOTTER, RAYMARINE C 80 with Furuno Radar Scanner
WIND AND DEPTH SYSTEMS
RAYMARINE i 50 depth system with thru hull Transducer
RAYMARINE i 60 wind system with mast head Sensor
RAYMARINE EV 300 Solenoid Pilot System
RAYMARINE AIS 950 Class A Transceiver with AIS 100 VHF Antenna Splitter
ICOM 504 Radio Marine VHF with DSC with 8ft Galaxy Antenna
Northstar Eclipse Marine VHF with DSC with 8ft Galaxy Antenna
West Marine 600 VHF with DSC
FIRE PROTECTION DEVICES
The Engine Room is fitted with a New Statx Fire Detection and Suppression System with main control switch situated in the Pilothouse. The Engine Room also has 3 hand held Fire Extinguishers, the Galley has 2 and a fire blanket, the Pilot House has 2.
SMOKE / CO DETECTORS - REMOTE READOUTS
The Engine Room, Galley and Pilothouse each have a smoke and CO Detection and Alarm System .
SEA VALVES / THROUGH HULLS CONDITION
A new 4” Sea Valve has been fitted to the Fire Pump Seachest. A New 1 ½ “ Sea Valve has been fitted for the AC Raw water pump , and New ¾” through Hull fittings with check valves for all the 12V Bilge Pumps.
Alarm systems consist of a Bilge Alarm and a Fire Alarm, the General Alarm would be the Ships Horn.
METAL WORK, WELDING, FABRICATION
ANCHOR SANDBLASTING $ 16 000.00
C & F MARINE, $ 474 000.00
STEEL MATERIAL $ 25 000.00
WELDING SUPPLIES $ 11,356.00
YARD FEES, GENERAL LABOR, MATERIAL
RIVER HAWK MARINE $ 140,800.00
MECHANICAL REPAIRS AND MACHINING
DUTCH ENTERPRISES, MAIN ENGINES $ 36,000.00
TWIN DISC TAMPA, TRANSMISSIONS $ 2,371.00
MG INDUSTRIAL, GENERATORS $ 4 625.00
PADGETTE SWANN, RUNNING GEAR $ 67,124.00
AME SOLUTIONS, SHAFT ALIGNMENT $ 7,325.00
NAVIGATION SYSTEMS $ 12,256.00
FIRE SYSTEM $ 5,241.00
SAFETY EQUIPMENT $ 5,500.00
DECK GEAR $ 16,290.00
PAINT $ 10,700.00
WINDOWS $ 4,877.00
ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING, HARDWARE $ 110,500.00
TOTAL EXPENDITURE $950,000.00
Metal Work & Repair
- The hull and deck were sandblasted by Anchor Sandblasting.
- The old bulwarks were removed from bow to stern and new bulwarks were fabricated and welded on.
- The metal plating on the hull and deck edge were removed and new plates welded in place.
- Most of the hull bottom is double plated and certain plates were removed and replaced with new plating, but still maintaining the double plating.
- The old angle along the keel was removed and new angle laid along the entire length of the keel, overlapping the hull plating where it meets the keel.
- The pilot house and lower deck crew cabin, the interior decks were removed and replaced with new deck plating.
- New deck plating was also laid from the entrance to the engine room aft as far as the steering arrangement , making the aft deck double plated and reinforcing the area around the towing bollard the the aft deck barge winches.
- New 1” base plates were also laid down for the Barge winches.
- The bottom 12 inches of the pilot house and lower deck crew cabin exterior bulkheads were removed and new plate fitted and welded.
- The old windows / portholes were removed, new plates cut, fitted and welded into place. Fitted with new Bowmar portholes.
- The water tight doors to the crew cabin and engine room were removed and New 4 Dog water tight doors from Nabrico were ordered and fitted.
- The flush mount water tight deck hatches were removed and new hatches from Nabrico and welded into place.
- The forward storage compartment hatchway was also removed and a new hatch was fabricated and fitted.
Engine Room & Equipment
- The two main engines; 8V71 Detroit Diesel Engines were re-manufactured by Dutch Enterprises.
- Both Kabota generators were fully serviced and tested by M.G. Industrial Engines Inc.
- Both twin disc transmissions were fully serviced and tested by Twin Disc Tampa.
- New fuel hoses were fabricated and fitted to all four engines.
- New coolant plumbing were fabricated and fitted to engines.
- New transmission oil coolers were fabricated by Sen Dure Products Inc.
- New transmission oil cooler hoses were fabricated and installed.
- New gauge panels with electrical harnesses have also been installed for each engine.
- New throttle and transmission control cables have also been installed for the main engines.
- New coolant expansion tanks with sight gauges for each engine.
- New main coolant reservoir for port and starboard engines.
- New maintenance free batteries for each engine.
- New 40 gallon air compressor has been installed in the engine room.
- New grated floors have been added.
- All wiring, breaker panels, switches and switch boards had to be removed for the metal hot work repairs to be done.
- New marine wiring has been installed for all electrical equipment throughout the vessel.
- New AC and DC distribution panels have been installed.
- New AC, generator and shore power selector switches have been installed.
- New power outlet and light switches have been installed.
- New AC lights have been installed in all the cabins and engine room.
- New DC emergency lighting have been installed in all the cabins and engine room.
- All AC deck and floodlights were refurbished and reinstalled.
- New house and emergency batteries have been installed.
Fresh Water System
- Fresh water tank (+/-) 1500 gallons
- The tank was repaired and pressure tested to 5 psi
- The tank has been painted with three (3) coats of macro epoxy 646 for potable water.
- New fresh water plumbing has been installed throughout the vessel.
- New 1HP fresh water pump and pressure gauges have been fitted.
- Vessel has an Electro Scan sanitary system onboard.
- A new Electro Scan System with a 50 gallon holding tank has been installed.
- All plumbing from the head to the holding tank and overboard has been replaced with new.
- The toilet bowl has been refurbished and reinstalled with new LCD control switches.
- All main bilge suction lines were replaced.
- Each compartment (10) has a new suction line to the main bilge manifold with a debris strainer and a check valve.
- Nine (9) of the ten (10) compartments on board now also have a new 12V – 500 GPH rule bilge pump with a sensor linked to the main bilge pump control panel in pilot house.
- The fire pump is also part of the main bilge pump arrangement.
- A new 4 inch sea chest valve assembly was installed
- An additional fire main was run to the bow of the vessel.
- New fire hoses have been added to the fire pump system.
Black Water System (Toilet System) Bilge Plumbing Fire Pump
- Due to all the structural repairs that had to be done, the entire interior paneling which had to be removed.
- New aluminum honeycomb paneling has been installed throughout the lower and pilot house cabins.
- The crew cabins have new metal beds manufactured by Pride Metal Products Ltd.
- The galley is equipped with a new four plate stove and a refrigerator freezer combo, microwave, stainless storage cabinets and stainless wash basin.
- The crew head is also equipped with a stainless vanity, crew storage locker, new shower stall and refurbished toilet.
- New interior storm doors have been installed.
- The old helm console was removed and a new console built.
- A new instrument panel and switch panel has also been built.
- New floor has been laid down.
- New exterior storm doors fitted.
- New shatter proof windows and gaskets have been fitted.
- The instrument mast on the pilothouse roof has been reinforced and fitted with necessary radar scanner and antennas.
- All instruments were purchased through Suncoast Marine Products.
Air Conditioning System
- The window AC units were removed and replaced with Marine Air and Cruzair Units.
- Reconditioned marine air units have been installed a 16,000 BTU unit for the lower deck and a 7,000 BTU for the pilot house.
- AC ducting and vents have been run to both living areas.
- A new AC raw water pump and plumbing have been installed in the forward cargo compartment with a new through hull Sea Valve and Strainer.
- The shafts and props were removed and serviced by Padgett and Swann.
- The prop shafts were clad welded and machined
- The props were polished and machined.
- The transmission cupplings were cleaned and machined.
- New thrust keys were machined for props and cupplings
- New nuts were fabricated for the props.
- New bearings were installed in the stern tube.
- New packing glands were machined and installed.
- New bearings were machined and installed for the rudders.
- New rudder quadrants were fabricated and installed.
- New jockey bar and pins were fabricated and installed.
- A new hydraulic ram has been installed with hoses.
- The rudders were sandblasted, clad welded and all seams re-welded.
- New sand shoes were fabricated and welded on once the rudders were installed.
- Three (3) new sets of bollards / towing bits were fabricated and welded onto the aft deck.
- Two (2) new 25 ton Parker hand crank winches have been mounted to the aft deck.
- New 4 inch protective frame work has been fabricated and welded around the steering gear on the aft deck.
- New fenders have been mounted around the entire vessel – consisting of a shackle, chain and tire system.
- A Stat-X fire detection and suppression system has been installed in the engine room.
- Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms have been installed in engine room, lower deck and pilot house.
- Hand held fire extinguishers have been installed in the engine room, galley and pilot house.
- The galley also has a fire blanket.
- After completion of the metal work the hull was high pressured washed and coated with ospho, three (3) coats of HS-5000 epoxy and three (3) coats of seaguard anti-fowling.
- The decks were high pressured washed, coated with ospho and three (3) coats of HS-5000 epoxy.
- The cabin tops and sides were high pressure washed, coated with ospho, one (1) coat of structural primer and two (2) coats of industrial enamel.
- All critical wear areas have been coated with epoxy and the rest with industrial enamel.
- The entire interior of the vessel; cabin, engine room and all compartments have been worked over with a needle scaler where necessary. High pressure washed, coated with ospho, coated with structural primer and two (2) coats of industrial enamel above the water line and three (3) coats of epoxy in the bilges.