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USACE M/V William James

  • Built in 2006 as US Army Corps of Engineers towboat M/V William James at Conrad Shipyard, Morgan City, LA.
  • Launched in 2007
  • Delivered 2007 to the US Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, Vicksburg, MS.
  • Commissioned in June 2007 as USACE M/V William James
  • Current Disposition, Active
    Displacement 667 t
    Length 144'
    Beam 40'
    Draft 8'6"
    Speed 13kts
    Crew Accommodations 26
    Hull Depth 11'
    Potable Water 10,430 gal
    Fuel Capacity 32,308 gal Diesel
    Gear Oil Capacity 310 gal
    Propulsion and Machinery
    Main Engines two Cat 3512B, 1,675hp @1600rpm
    Steering 4-Flanking, 2-Steering
    Reduction Gears two Reintjes Model WAF773 Ratio 7.087:1
    Generators two Cat C9 210kW, 1800rpm 480v
    Propellers two Rolls Royce 5 Blade 102" Dia.
    Lube Oil System 1148 gal
    Deck Winches four Patterson 65 ton Single Drum Electric
    Capstan Schoellhorn Albrecht Type 22300 Two Speed
    Searchlights two Carlisle and Finch 2.5kW
    Ballast System Five thanks 26,284 gal
    Fire Fighting two 225gpm Monitors

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    131k USACE M/V William James underway, date and location unknown.
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    John Spivey

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