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USACE Towboat Rock Island II

  • Built in 2010-11, as Towboat Rock Island at Patti Marine Enterprises, Pensacola, FL.
  • Launched in 2011
  • Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers, 2 June 2011
  • Commissioned in June 2011, as USACE Towboat Rock Island (II)
  • Assigned to to the US Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District
  • Current Disposition, active in commission
    Displacement 132 t.
    Length 65'
    Beam 24'
    Depth of Hold 8'6"
    Draft 6'5" full load
    Crew 6
    Fuel Oil - 9300 gals.
    Lube Oil - 350 gals.
    Potable Water - 1,600 gals.
    Electronics - E&R Marine Electronics (Furuno)
    Main Engines - two CAT C18B diesel engines, 600hp @ 1,800 rpm
    Propellers - two Michigan Wheel 54" diameter 5 blade, Progressive/Variable Pitch Design, CF-3 stainless steel
    Generator sets - two CAT C4.4, 76KW @ 1,800 RPM
    Deck Machinery
    Crane - one Stellar 5200 10 ft. 25,000 lbs
    Barge Wenches - two Winteck mdl. 311-RC 5 HP, 40 ton

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    Rock Island
    Rock Island - U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal is an active U.S. Army facility located in Rock Island County on a 946-acre island in the Mississippi River, between Davenport, Iowa and Rock Island, Illinois. The Rock Island Arsenal is the largest government-owned weapons manufacturing arsenal in the United States.
    Photo - RocK Island Arsenal (Quad City Times)
    Map - Rock Island (Google Maps)
    Tommy Trampp
    Rock Island (II)
    106k USACE TowboatRock Island (II) underway date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    John Spivey
    Rock Island (II)
    198k USACE Towboat Rock Island (II) underway date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo # 120904-A-EO314-119
    Tommy Trampp
    Rock Island (II)
    162k USACE TowboatRock Island (II) tied to a riverbank, date and location unknown.
    Photo by Jeff Goldberg from Flickr
    John Spivey

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