US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

USACE Survey Vessel CATLETT

Commissioned August 2017

Published Sept. 1, 2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Marine Design Center managed construction of the Survey Vessel CATLETT for the USACE Baltimore District. The vessel, delivered in July of 2017, uses the latest technology to primarily survey channels associated with the Port of Baltimore.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Marine Design Center managed construction of the Survey Vessel CATLETT for the USACE Baltimore District. The vessel, delivered in July of 2017, uses the latest technology to primarily survey channels associated with the Port of Baltimore.

  • Vessel Owner: United States Army Corps of Engineers
  • Design and Build Contractor: Technology Associates Inc., New Orleans, LA
  • Shipyard: Aluma Marine & Fabrication LLC., Harvey, LA
  • Vessel Designer: 

    TAI/FASTCC

  • Project Management Team: USACE Marine Design Center
  • Vessel Operation Team: USACE Baltimore District, Baltimore, MD.

Foil Assisted Catamaran, 5083-H116 Aluminum Hull, With Stainless Steel Hydrofoils


Vessel Particulars

  • Length Overall: 61’ 4”
  • Breadth: 23’ 11”
  • Draft: 3’ 2.5”
  • Displacement: 81,000 LBS
  • Max Speed: 38+ Knots
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,052 Gal.
  • Potable Water: 115 Gal.
  • Accommodations: Galley & Head, (2) Single Bunks

Machinery, Survey Equipment, and Special Features

  • Main Engines: (2) MAN V8-1000 CR, 985HP @ 2300 RPM
  • Reduction Gears: (2) ZF 500
  • Water Jets: (2) Hamilton HJ 403
  • Propulsion Controls: Hamilton Jet MECS Control
  • Generators: (2) Kohler 15EKOZD - 15 kW, 120/240V
  • Electronics: Furuno - Radars, NAVnet TZTouch, GPS, AIS

Green Features

  • Intersleek 900 Bottom Paint
  • LED House / Navigation Lighting
  • Tier III compliant main propulsion engines