Vessels: SeaArk Delivers for USACE

Friday, August 06, 2004

SeaArk Marine, Inc. delivered a 35-ft. Enforcer Class multi-purpose crew/utility boat to the St. Paul District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in St. Paul, Minn. Named David R. Peck, the boat will become a part of a new dredging fleet scheduled to be put in to service by the year 2005. The boat will be used to transport dredge crewmembers, and will be used to improve emergency response needs in case of life threatening injuries. The SeaArk 35-ft. Enforcer is built of all-welded marine grade aluminum, and features a 16-degree deadrise at the transom. Seating is arranged to accommodate the helmsman, navigator and a crew of 10 to 12 people. The cabin has a forward door for easy access to the forward deck space which includes a bow storage compartment for stowage of equipment. A square bow deck with removable boarding ladder is provided for ease in boarding the dredge.

The main engines are twin Cummins 6BTA5.9M inboard/outboard diesels, each rated 280 hp, and include Konrad 520 gears and ZF transmissions. The boat also includes two floodlights, a 10-in. Carlisle Finch lever-controlled searchlight, fog bell, a folding work table for the navigator, tinted windows with window screens, anchor package, 13,500 BTU air conditioner, Furuno GPS and a VHF ICOM radio.

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