Capt. Jim McAllister specifications

  
Owner/operator: McAllister Towing and Transportation Co.
Builder: Eastern Shipbuilding Group
Designer: Jensen Maritime Consultants
Dimensions: 100’ x 40’ x 16’4”
Mission: Ship assist, escort and rescue towing
Crew size: 4-6

Propulsion:

  • Engines: (2) Tier 4 Caterpillar 3516E, 3,386 hp
  • Bollard pull: 82.5 metric tons ahead
  • Vessel speed: 12 knots cruising, 14 maximum
  • Z-drives: (2) Schottel SRP 4000 FP turning 2,800-mm nibral 4-blade props
  • Auxiliary generators: (3) Tier 3 Cat C7.1 engines driving 118-kW generators

Deck equipment:

  • Bow winch: Markey DEPCF-52 single-drum 75-hp hawser
  • Stern winch: Markey DEPC-42 single-drum 40-hp hawser
  • Cordage: 800’ of 10” Samson Saturn-12 HMPE line
  • Fendering: Viking

Navigation gear:

  • Radar: (2) Furuno FR-8122 with ARPA and 4’ antenna
  • Chartplotter: Furuno NavNet TZtouch2
  • Compass: (2) Anschutz Standard 22 gyrocompass; Ritchie Globemaster magnetic compass
  • AIS: Furuno FA310 series
  • E-nav software: Rose Point Navigation Systems
  • Autopilot: Anschutz PilotStar D
  • GPS: (2) Furuno GP32

Communications:

  • Radio: (3) Standard Horizon GX2200
  • Loud hailer: Standard Horizon VLH-3000

Capacities:

  • Fuel: 58,710 gallons
  • Lube oil: 545 gallons
  • Urea: 2,500 gallons
  • Potable water: 3,075 gallons

Firefighting:

  • Monitors: (2) FFS 300M manually operated monitors, 1,500 gpm each
  • Pumps: (1) FFS SFP150x200HD pump rated at 3,000 gpm, powered by (1) Cat C9.3 engine
  • Machine space fire suppression system: FM-200 fixed system
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