Daniel Joncaire II specifications

Owner/Operator: New York Power Authority (NYPA)
Builder: Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio
Designer: Bristol Harbor Group, Inc.
Dimensions: 45’ x 19’7” x 6’1.5”
Mission: Tugboat
Crew size: 2-3

(2) Caterpillar C18, 470 hp @ 1,800 rpm
Bollard pull: Unknown
Vessel speed: 8-plus knots
Propellers: (2) 46” diameter, 28” pitch Michigan Wheel 4-blade workhorse
Gearbox: Twin Disc MGX-5135SC, 2.9:1 ratio
Aux. generators: Caterpillar C4.4, 60 kW, 1,800 rpm

Deck equipment: 
Winches: (1) Nabrico DF-156-20-7-HE towing winch, 208V, 7.5 hp, TEFC HPU
Fendering: Schuyler 114D laminated D-guard recycled rubber 

Navigation gear:
Radar: 46 Radome
Electronic chart display: (2) Simrad NSE12 multifunction display/chartplotter
Compass: Ritchie Globemaster B-453 
AIS: Simrad A150 AIS transponder 

Radio: (2) ICOM M604A VHF with two-way hailer, (2) digital 529-VW 8’ VHF antenna 

Fuel: (2) 550-gallon fuel storage tanks, (2) 230-gallon day tanks
Water: NSF-approved 25-gallon freshwater tank, (1) freshwater pressure set including 20-gallon precharged tank

Monitors: no offship firefighting system is installed
Pumps: (2) bilge/firepump, Goulds Water Technology Primeline 50SPH40 self-priming centrifugal 88 PGM, 60 psi, 5-ft. suction lift
Onboard fire suppression systems: Novec 1230 extinguishing agent, manual and automatic, with engine and vent fan shutdown, and damper activation, USCG- and ABS-approved

By Professional Mariner Staff