Kings Point specifications

Owner/Operator: Vane Bros.
Builder: Chesapeake Shipbuilding
Designer: Entech Designs LLC (Frank Basile)
Dimensions: 94’ x 32’ x 15’
Mission: Model bow tug
Crew size: Berthing for seven (7), Normal crew of five (5)

Main engine: (2) Caterpillar 3512C Tier 3, A-rated @ 2,100 rpm, 3,000 total hp
Gearbox: (2) Twin Disc MGX 5600 reverse reduction gears (6:1)
Propulsion: fixed props (Troost-style propellers)
Vessel speed: 13 knots
Aux. engines: (2) John Deere 4045, Tier 3 
Generator: Marathon 99 kW

Deck equipment:
Winches: JonRie Series 500
Capstan/windlass: JonRie Series 421
Deck equipment: 21” deck sheaves 
Winch Engine: John Deere Tier 3 4045
JonRie winches are single drum, Series 500 model with 2,000’ of 1-3/4” wire. 

Navigation gear:
Radar: (2) Black Box 12 kW radars that interface (5) NavNet 3D Monitors for upper & lower navigation bridges
Depth sounder: Furuno
GPS: Furuno
Plotters: Furuno
AIS: Furuno 
Autopilot: Simrad 
Compass: Simrad gyrocompass, Furuno SAT compass, Ritchie Constellation magnetic
Weatherfax: Sirius satellite weather receiver
Other electronics: King Dome satellite television

Radio: Icom
Satcom: Portable

Fuel capacity: 56,000 gallons
Fuel consumption: 3,000 gallons per day


Addition equipment:
Alarm system: 60 point ships alarm panel by Unlimited Control & Supply
Audio visual system: color marine cameras (Splash Cam)
Windows: Diamond Sea-Glaze (heated)
Doors and hatches: Freeman
Flooring/deck surface finishes: Orbitile Flooring
Interior fit out/furnishings: Custom Ship Interiors, Salisbury, Md.
Liferaft: RFD (10-person capacity)

By Professional Mariner Staff