Sea Scout specifications

Owner: C & C Technologies, Lafayette, La..
Builder: All American Marine, Bellingham, Wash.
Designer: Teknicraft Design Ltd., New Zealand
Dimensions: L: 134’ B: 37’ 4” Draft: 6’ 6”
Mission: Survey/research vessel
Crew size: 4 + 22 scientists

Aluminum catamaran

Speed: 26 knots max., 20 knots cruise, 3-11 knots survey
Aluminum catamaran Range: 3,800-nm at 10 knots, 1,650-nm at 20 knots

(2) Caterpillar C32 main diesels, 1,600-bhp at 2,300-rpm with ZF 3055A gearboxes and 42”-diameter, fixed-pitch, five-blade NiBrAl propellers
(2) Caterpillar C18 ACERT diesels, 553-bhp at 2,100-rpm with ZF 550V gearboxes and 33”-diameter, fixed-pitch, five-blade NiBrAl propellers
(2) Caterpillar C6.6 170-kW auxiliary gensets

Fuel: 6,600 gallons standard, 4,400 gallons additional tankage
Fresh water: 3,700 gallons
Ballast water: 4,000 gallons stern, 6,000 gallons bow (fresh water)
Deck load: 23.4 metric tons (250 lbs/sq. ft.)

Furuno FAR-2137 BB/DC radar with electronic chart display
Furuno SC-50 compass
Furuno FA-150 AIS
E-nav software
Simrad AP50 autopilot with Quick Stick remote
Furuno FCV-600L depth sounder

(2) Icom M502 VHF radios
Harris CapRock VSAT phone/Internet

Stern A-frame: 14,000 lbs, 16-foot swing, 8-foot clear over stern
5-ton Morgan Marine AK 34HE3 4-knuckle crane with (2) DT Marine 200-series winches on aft deck
2-ton starboard-side A-frame crane
CO2 onboard fire suppression systems
16.5-foot Zodiac SRMN 500 workboat with Yamaha 70-hp motor and Steelhead Marine ES1500 davit
BlueCube watermaker, 1,600 gallons per day
Galley, laundry room, gym
26 overnight berths

ABS LoadLine, USCG Subchapter T, SOLAS compliant

By Professional Mariner Staff