Mid America Shipyards Delivers First Vessel

Wednesday, March 03, 2010
Photo courtesy Mid America Shipyards

Mid America Shipyards LLC out of Ft. Smith, Ark. announced that after opening its doors in December 2009 it has delivered its first vessel, a truckable tug boat, the Mary Ann, to the Chicago area.

Specifications:
Length    25.5 ft
Beam    14 ft
Hull depth    5 ft
Draft    3.3 ft
Weight    44,500 lbs
Power    660 hp, Twin Screw John Deere 6081 AFM
Shaft size    3 inches
Prop size    34 x 34 inches

Currently Mid America Shipyards has contracts to build two more 660 hp vessels that will be delivered in April. These vessels will be going to South America and have the following specifications:
Length    31.5 ft
Beam    14 ft
Hull depth    5.5 ft
Draft    3.3 ft
Weight    57,500 lbs
Power    660 hp, Twin Screw Cummins QSL9
Shaft size    3 inches
Prop size    38 x 38 inches

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