Rodanthe specifications

Owner/operator: North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry Division, Havelock, N.C.
Designer/builder: Elliott Bay Design Group, Seattle, Wash./Bollinger Shipyards, Amelia, La.
Dimensions: L: 183’ B: 46 D: 4’6”
Mission: Passenger/vehicle ferry
Crew size: Six

Hull:

  • Steel monohull

Propulsion:

  • (2) Caterpillar C18 600-hp main engines
  • (2) Voith Schneider size 16 propellers
  • Twin Disc MGX-5202SC gears
  • (2) Caterpillar auxiliary gensets (C7.1 and C4.4)
  • Vessel speed: 12 knots

Capacities:

  • Passengers: 300
  • Vehicles: 40
  • Fuel: 3,500 gallons
  • Potable water: 1,750 gallons

Navigation/communications:

  • (2) Furuno DRS25A radar units
  • (4) Furuno TZTL15F touch monitors
  • (2) Furuno XN12A/4 antennas
  • Furuno SC130 satellite compass
  • (2) Ritchie YB-600 magnetic compasses
  • Furuno FA170 AIS
  • Shakespeare 396-1-AIS antenna
  • (4) Icom M506-11 VHF radios
  • (4) Shakespeare 399-1M VHF antennas
  • (8) speaker horns

Additional equipment:

  • Hiller Companies onboard fire suppression system
  • Goulds fire pumps
  • Palfinger RSQ 450 G rescue boat
  • Palfinger SCH 12-3.5R hydraulic davit

Classifications:

  • U.S. Coast Guard Subchapter H
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