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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Swift Ships Completes Candy Fleet

May 19, 2000

Two pairs of Hamilton HM651 jets with 25-in. impellers are being installed on two 170 x 30 ft. (51.8 x 9.1 m) hulls being built for the Candy fleet at Swift Ships Morgan City shipyard.

Powered by 12-cylinder Cummins (CMI) KTA38-M2 engines rated for jet application at 1,350-hp at 1,900-rpm, the jets were introduced at last year's Workboat Show in December.

Auxiliary power will be provided by two Cummins 6B5. 9GM-powered 50 Kw gensets. Cargo capacity on the vessel's 105 x 24 ft. (32 x 7.3 m) aft deck will be 200 long tons.



 
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