Bob Franco specifications

Owner/Operator:  Harley Marine Services
Builder: Diversified Marine Inc.
Designer: Jensen Maritime Consultants
Dimensions: 120’ x 35’ x 19.25’
MIssion: Assist, escort, ocean towing

Engines: (2) C175-16 Cat 2,500-hp each
Bollard pull: 70 tons expected
Vessel speed: 10 to 12 knots expected
Thrusters: Schottel SRP 1515
Auxiliary generators: (2) 300-kW John Deere

Deck equipment:
Markey Machinery DEPCF-52 electric hawser bow winch
Markey Machinery TESD-34 double-drum 100-hp electric towing winch, 2,600 feet of 2” diameter wire
Cordage: 750 feet 10-inch circumference synthetic line
Cranes: Hydra-pro 5 ton
Fendering: Schuyler Rubber and Shibata

Navigation gear:
Radar: (2) Furuno FAR2117BB
Compass: Furuno SC50 satellite compass
AIS: Furuno FA150
Autopilot: Simrad

Radio: (3) Furuno FM4000 VHF radios and Furuno FS-1503 SSB
Satellite connection

Heated decks
Heated fresh water and ballast tanks
Ice strengthened hull
Heated windows

By Professional Mariner Staff