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Boat Owner/Operator: National Park Service – Voyageurs National Park, International Falls, MN.
Boat Builder: Armstrong Marine, Inc., Port Angeles, WA.
Project Design Team: Oakhill Marine Design, LLC. , Pacific Motor Boat Design, USACE Marine Design Center
Project Management Team: National Park Service – Midwest Regional Office, Voyageurs National Park, 
USACE Marine Design Center

Boat Particulars

  • Construction Material: Aluminun
  • Length Overall: 58’-6”

  • Breadth: 15’-9”

  • Draft: 3’-0”

  • Light Ship: 39,000 lbs.

  • Full Load w/ 49 Passengers: 48,800 lbs.

  • Sightseeing Speed: 7 Knots

  • Max Speed: 28 Knots

  • Fuel Capacity: 380 Gal.

  • Potable Water Capacity:   90 Gal.

  • Accommodations:   4 Crew, 49 Passengers

  • ADA Accessibility Areas: Cabin, Aft Main Deck, & Head

  • Boat Certification:   USCG Subchapter “T”

Machinery, Equipment, and Special Features
  • Main Engines: (2) Cummins QSM11 - 610 HP Each 
  • Reduction Gears: (2) Twin Disc MG5082A Ratio 2.05:1
  • Generator: (1) Northern Lights – Model M673L3.3 6-kw
  • Fuel Type: Biodiesel Blend B-20
  • Engine Cooling: Lake Water Cooled Heat Exchangers
  • Propellers: (2) Nibral 5-Blade - 30” Dia x 34” Pitch
  • Shafting: (2) Aquamet 22 – 3” Dia.
  • Bow Thruster: (1) 12 VDC Side Power Model SE 100/185T