Becky S specifications

Owner/Operator: Bisso Towboat Co. Inc.
Builder: Main Iron Works, Houma, La.
Designer: Jensen Maritime/Western Towboat/Prof. engineer Tullio Celano
Dimensions: 100’ x 38’ x 13.5’
Mission: Ship assist
Crew size: 4 rooms with 7 berths (Crew size of 4)

Engines: (2) Caterpillar 3516T3MPL (Tier 3), 2,240 hp each @ 1,600 rpm 
Z-drives: (2) Rolls-Royce US 205 FP
Torsional couplings: (2) Marine Gear HRC 185K
Propellers: (2) 90.6” diameter, 82.4” pitch, 4-blade SS
Generator sets: (2) Marathon 99 kW powered by (2) John Deere 4045AFM85 (Tier 3)
Marine sanitation device: Owens Kleen Tank B CZ-76
Hull construction: 1/2” steel bottom and side plating with 1” sheer strake

Deck equipment: 
Fendering: M & M Bumpers
Bow winch: JonRie Series 230 hydraulic with 500’ of 8” circ. Amsteel Blue by Samson
Tow hook: Washington Chain & Supply RSRH 100, 100-ton capacity

Navigation gear:
Radar/chart display: Simrad touch screen NSO evo2 MPU
Heading device: Simrad HS80 GPS compass
Autopilot: Simrad AP50
Compass Ritchie YB600
Weather station: Simrad 110WX
AIS: Furuno FA150
VHF: (2) ICOM M506
Fathometer: Simrad BSM-1
Loud hailer: Furuno LH3000
Engine room monitors: Unlimited Control & Supply 60-point monitoring/alarm system

Diesel fuel: 30,163 gallons
Lube oil: 1,826 gallons
Hydraulic oil: 1,826 gallons
Dirty/slop oil: 1,678 gallons
Potable water: 10,938 gallons
Ballast water: 38,710 gallons

Fire/smoke monitors: Siemens system 3 USCG-approved fire/smoke alarm system
500 gpm Elkhart 292-6, 750 gpm monitor powered by Goulds 3656 4” pump/25-hp motor

ABS Intl Loadline and ISM certified by ABS and USCG inspected

By Professional Mariner Staff