USS Cairo specifications

Owner/Operator: Carline Companies
Builder: Raymond & Associates/Carline Companies
Designer: Corning and Christian Townsend/CT Marine
Dimensions: 68’x34’x8’
Mission: Inland river z-drive fleet boat
Crew size: 3 per shift (2 shifts a day)

Engines: (2) Cummins QSK19-M, 1,500 total bhp @ 1,800 rpm
Vessel speed: 10 mph
Thrusters: (2) Thrustmaster custom TH750MZ with 57” nozzled props
Aux. generators: Cummins QSB7, 150 kW @ 1,800 rpm

Deck equipment: 
Winches: Wintec DC65-E10, 65-ton, 10-hp electric 
Cordage 1.5” Samson Blue face lines
Capstan: VCW10,000-25, 25-ton
Crane: Palfinger PK12000, capacity 1,500 pounds @ 40’
Fendering: Schuyler

Navigation gear:
Radar: twin Furuno FR1954, both radar- and chart-capable (nav systems networked into the one display) 
Compass: Furuno SC 50
AIS: Furuno FA150

Radio: Standard Horizon

Fuel: 16,819 gallons* 
Water: 2,971 gallons
Engine lube oil: 415 gallons*
Z-drive lube oil: 415 gallons*
Dirty lube oil: 477*
Gray water: 477 gallons*
Black water: 3,664 gallons*
*90 percent capacity

Onboard fire suppression system: Kidde CO2 engine room system
Pumps: 15-hp Barnes

Hull: Amercoat 240 epoxy

Other equipment:
Ultra-Sep oily water separator model US-1000-C
Sim Motion wheelhouse monitor
Auto-switch generator monitoring swap over panel
Baton Rouge Marine Electric day tank monitoring system
Baton Rouge Marine Electric engine room monitoring system
Aluminium doors and Wynne Enterprises windows by Dale’s Welding & Fabrications LLC

By Professional Mariner Staff