Hercules specifications

  
Owner/operator: Brusco Tug & Barge/Crowley Maritime
Builder: Diversified Marine
Designer: Robert Allan Ltd.
Dimensions: 82’ x 40’ x 14’
Mission: Ship escort, docking and assist
Crew size: 4    

Propulsion:

  • Engines: (2) Caterpillar 3516E, 3,004 hp
  • Bollard pull: 88 tons ahead
  • Vessel speed: 12 knots
  • Z-drives: (2) Cat MTA 627
  • Auxiliary generators: (2) 118-kW Cat C7.1
  • Keel coolers: Duramax DuraCooler; DuraCooler SuprStak

Deck equipment:

  • Bow winch: Markey DEPC-52 electric, 75 hp
  • Fendering: Schuyler Companies

Capacities:

  • Fuel: 22,000 gallons
  • DEF: 2,500 gallons
  • Water: 3,500 gallons
  • Lube oil: 450 gallons

Firefighting:

  • Monitors: (1) Elkhart Brass Spit-Fire, 2,000 gpm
  • Pumps: (1) Carver Pump driven by 150-hp Baldor electric motor
  • Onboard fire suppression systems: FM-200
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