Robert & Ahbra Franco specifications

Owner/Operator: Harley Marine Services
Builder: Nichols Brothers Boat Builders
Designer: Jensen Maritime Consultants
Dimensions: 100’ x 40’ x 17’
Mission: Tanker escort and ship assist services

Engines: Robert: (2) Caterpillar 3516, 3,386 hp each; Ahbra: (2) Caterpillar C175-16, 3,445 hp each
Bollard pull: 94-tons expected
Vessel speed: 14 knots
Propellers: (2) Rolls-Royce US 255 ASD z-drives
Auxiliary generators: (2) Caterpillar 215-kW and (1) Caterpillar 50-kW

Deck equipment:
Markey TES-40 75-hp electric towing winch
DEPC-52 75-hp electric hawser winch
Cordage: 2,600 feet of 2.25-inch wire, 750 feet of synthetic line
Fendering: Viking Marine South supplier

Navigation gear:
Radar: Furuno FR8122 and FR8062
Electronic chart display: Furuno GP1920
Compass: Simrad/Navico GC80 gyrocompass
AIS: Furuno FA150

Radio: Icom M504 and M604 VHF and Furuno FS1503 SSB

Monitors: Stang Industries 1,400 gpm, one remote and one manually operated
Pumps: (2) 250-hp Flowserve fire pump

Fuel: 70,000 gallons

Additional information:
Technicold Northern Lights HVAC system

By Professional Mariner Staff