Crown Point specifications

Owner/Operator: Tidewater Barge Lines
Builder: Vigor Industrial
Designer: CT Marine, naval architects and marine engineers, Edgecomb, Maine
Dimensions: 102’ x 38’ x 11’
Mission: Pushboat designed for service on the Columbia/Snake River system
Crew Size: 3

Engines: (2) Caterpillar 3516C, Tier 3 diesel engines producing 2,240 bhp each at 1,600 rpm, on Christie & Grey anti-vibration engine mounts
Vessel speed: 8 knots pushing a barge
Propellers: (2) fixed pitch, 5-blade, 92” x 100” stainless steel propeller in C-28 Kort nozzles
Gearbox: (2) Reintjes 7.455:1 reversing/reduction gears, Model WAF873
Aux. generators: (2) Caterpillar C7.1, Tier 3 generator sets rated at 480 v, 200 kW at 1,800 rpm.
Propulsion controls: ZF Clear Command control system

Matthews Marine Systems electro-hydraulic steering system 
Main rudders: (4) main rudders, (2) per side aft of the Kort nozzles
Flanking rudders: (4) flanking rudders, (2) each forward of each Kort nozzles

Deck equipment: 
Winches: Seven (7) Patterson WWP 65E-7.5, 65-ton electric deck winches with pilothouse remote operation and local push-button control stations on the main deck
Cordage: each winch has Samson 1-3/8” Turbo 75 synthetic line
Cranes: (1) Gorbel jib boom 
Fendering: Schuyler Model 115 bolt-on wrap push knee fenders
“D” section perimeter fenders
Duramax DB-910-A, 6” D-shaped

Navigation gear:
(2) Furuno FAR 2117 radars
(1) Furuno FA150 AIS
(1) Furuno SC50 satellite compass
(1) Furuno Smart Sensor with RD33 display
(1) Airmar weather station PB150 with RD33 display
(2)Furuno FM-4000 VHF radios with boom mics
(2) Shakespeare 5225-XP whip antennas
(1) Seahail loud hailer
(1) Newmar PA-60/40 horn
(1) DeHart Sigma 300 swing meter
(1) Fluxgate compass
(1) Big Bay 19” computer monitor
(1) Standard 19” computer monitor
(1) Computer

Radio: (1) SEA 235 single sideband radio with antenna,  (1) FM radio
Satellite connection: GPS

Fuel: 44,000 gallons of diesel fuel
Water: 6,000 gallons 

Portable fire extinguishers: pilothouse has (2) 5-pound Ansul FEOS Cleanguard; 18 each, 10-pound ABC dry chemical
Fire axes: (3) fire axes.
Fixed fire extinguishing systems: Kidde Novec 1230 fire extinguishing system with manual pull station outside of the engine room to protect the machinery spaces

Water treatment:
MarineFAST Model L-4X marine sanitation device, Scienco/FAST

By Professional Mariner Staff