Afon Caradog

Twin screw shallow draft seagoing tug/workboat.

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Hepworth Shipyard, Paull, UK, 2005/06
Lloyds +100A1 Tug + LMC
Loadline Certificate
UK MCA Code of Practice Category 1, 150' from safe haven
LOA 26.8m
Beam 9.0m
Depth 3.6m
Working Draft 2.4m
Main Engines
2 x Cummins KTA 38M2 engines, total BHP 2600, ZF gearboxes. Fitted with box cooling and fixed Kort nozzles.
Bollard Pull
34 tonnes
Free Running Speed
11.2 knots
Fuel Capacity
Fresh Water Capacity
15m³ domestic plus up to 32.5m³ ballast / supply.
Navigation Aids
Magnetic and GPS compasses, Autopilot, 2 daylight viewing radars, Echosounder, 2 x VHF radios, one with DSC, MF/HF DSC radio, Navtex receiver, GPS navigator, Electronic Chart display, CCTV system, talkback units, wheelhouse winch control, searchlights, GSM phone, Irridium Satellite phone, e-mail, GMDSS Area A2.
For up to 12 persons maximum, heated and air-conditioned.
Included Equipment
Firefighting pump 600m3 per hours with wheelhouse mounted monitor. Double drum anchor handling and towing winch, 45 tonnes pull @ 9m/min, capacity 500m +300 of 44mm wire, 10 tonne tugger winch. 3.5m wide stern roller with hydraulic guide pins. Spare towing wire on powered storage reel in hold. Heila 90 t/m hydraulic knuckleboom long reach crane, capacity 29,700kg @ 2.89m to 5,100kg @ 14.47m. 2 x Cummins diesel hydraulic power packs. 2 x Cummins gensets. Kort KT250 bow thruster. High lift rudders. Fuel and fresh water supply pumps. Hardwood covered working deck. De-mountable 40 tonne 'A' frame. 35 tonne tow hook.
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