Afon Caradog

Twin screw shallow draft seagoing tug/workboat.

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Built
Hepworth Shipyard, Paull, UK, 2005/06
Classification
Lloyds +100A1 Tug + LMC
Loadline Certificate
UK MCA Code of Practice Category 1, 150' from safe haven
Dimensions
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
126m³
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.
Accommodation
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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