News: Bollinger Delivers Tidewater Supply Boat Jonathan Rozier

Monday, March 08, 2004

Bollinger Shipyards delivered the Jonathan Rozier, the third of four 207-ft. (63 m), 4,750 bhp supply boats to Tidewater, Inc. This vessel follows the Lousteau Tide and Deville Tide, Bollinger's new 220 class offshore support vessels (OSV), designed for Tidewater. The fourth vessel, Bourgeois Tide will be delivered in April of 2004.

Jonathan Rozier measures 207 x 53-ft. (63 x 16.2 m), and is 19-ft. (5.8 m) deep. Light draft is 6.5 ft. (1.98 m); loaded draft is 16.2 ft. (4.9 m). It has two Caterpillar 3516B diesel engines developing a total of 4,750 bhp at 1,600 rpm driving two Rolls Royce US 205 Z-Drives.

The bowthruster is a (Rolls-Royce) Ulstein-Aquamaster Combi Azimuth/Tunnel Thruster type TCNC 73/50-170, hinged retractable, powered by a Caterpillar 3508B diesel providing greater maneuverability and station keeping. The cargo deck has a clear area of 5,808 sq. ft. capable of carrying 1,380 long tons. Liquid mud capacity is 6,223 barrels and bulk capacity is 6,000 cu. ft. Air-conditioned and heated accommodations are provided for 26 people in 11 cabins.

A double bed hospital is also included and the boat's galley can serve 12 persons at a time. Jonathan Rozier is U. S. flagged and classed by the ABS Maltese Cross A1, AMS, DPS1 and documented by the U. S. Coast Guard under sub-chapter L OSV & I Misc. Vessel and carries full SOLAS certificate. Jonathan Rozier is named in memory of 1st Lt. Jonathan Rozier, who was killed July 19, 2003 just outside of Baghdad, Iraq. He was assigned to Bravo Company, 2-70th Armor, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division. Rozier is the grandson of deceased Gwen Phillips, a Tidewater corporate headquarters employee of 24 years.

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