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USACE Drift Collector John A.B. Dillard Jr.


Drift Collector:
  • Built in 2010 for US Army Corps of Engineers at Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc. Seattle, WA.
  • Launched in 2010
  • Delivered, 10 March 2010
  • Commissioned USACE Drift Collector John A.B. Dillard Jr. and assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District
  • Current Disposition, active
    Specifications:
    Displacement 95 t.
    Length 86'7"
    Beam 26'
    Draft 6'
    Speed 28 kts
    Complement 2
    Fuel Capacity 2,500 Gal.
    Potable water 200 Gal.
    Machinery
    Main Engines
    two Cat C32, WOSR, 1450 HP @ 2200 RPM.
    Reduction Gears two ZF Gear Model 3055 w/Autotroll 2.609:1
    Steering, Kobelt
    Engine Controls, Kobelt with Tether
    Generators two Northern Lights - 92 kW.
    Propellers two Michigan 46, 5-Blade
    Bow Thruster, Wesmar 30HP, duo prop each hull
    Anchor Winch, Kolstrand
    Electronics
    Furuno - Radars, NAVnet II, GPS, Loudhailer
    Special & Green Features
    Effer hydraulic knuckle boom marine crane 44000-35L W/Remote & Kinshofer log grapple attachment: 17,000 lb rating @ 17.5
    Moon Pool & Hydrographic Survey Strut
    Closed circuit TV, (4 stations), 1 each engine room, 1 aft deck & 1 on divers platform.
    Intersleek 900 Foul Release Bottom Paint


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    John A.B. Dillard Jr.
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    172k USACE Drift Collector John A.B. Dillard Jr. underway in San Francisco Bay, 30 August 2012.  
    John A.B. Dillard Jr.
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    50k USACE Drift Collector John A.B. Dillard Jr. participating in the 21st annual Margo Brown Wheelchair Regatta at the Encinal Yacht Club in Oakland, CA., 23 September 2018. With assistance from local firefighters, more than one hundreds veterans, many in wheelchairs, boarded the fleet of ships for a mid-morning outing around San Francisco Bay. Dillard was able to host over 40 veterans. Kixon Meyer, Dillard captain, said he and his crew are honored to be part of this event year after year and welcome so many local veterans onto a boat named after a man who died in Vietnam, Maj. Gen. John A. B., Dillard Jr., former South Pacific Division Commander and Chief of the Engineer Command. Tommy Trampp
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