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Navy Awards Towboat Contract

Marine Inland Fabricators was awarded a contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center, Port Hueneme, Calif., for the construction of a steel towboat. The 35-ft. (10.6-m) vessel will be built to ABS Rules for Service on Rivers and Intracoastal Waterways, and will be used to tow and maneuver a unique experiment support platform at a Navy research facility on Lake Pend Oreille in northern Utah. The towboat will be equipped with two John Deere 6076AFM diesel engines driving two 42-in. Michigan Workhorse series propellers through Twin Disc MG-509 marine transmissions. A 20-kW generator will provide 120/208 VAC electrical power for the boat and service power for the experiment support platform. The yard will install government furnished electronics. Design of the vessel will be provided by John Bond and Associates, Inc., and Quantic Engineering and Logistics Corp. will provide logisitics and tests and trials documentation.

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