US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

USACE Survey Vessel EWELL

Commissioned May of 2018

Published Feb. 19, 2018
The USACE Marine Design Center managed the design and construction of the Survey Vessel EWELL on behalf of the USACE  Norfolk District. The 61' vessel is a Foil Assisted Catamaran, with an aluminum hull and stainless steel hydrofoils.

The USACE Marine Design Center managed the design and construction of the Survey Vessel EWELL on behalf of the USACE Norfolk District. The 61' vessel is a Foil Assisted Catamaran, with an aluminum hull and stainless steel hydrofoils.

  • 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 Norfolk District, Norfolk, VA.

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

 

 

Vessel Particulars

 

 

  • Length Overall:      61’ 4”
  • Breadth:      23’ 11”
  • Draft: 3’ 4”
  • Displacement:     85,000 LBS
  • Max Speed:  32 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 422
  • Propulsion Controls: Hamilton Jet MECS Control
  • Generators:       (2) Kohler 20EKOZD - 20 kW, 120/240V
  • Electronics:  Furuno - Radars, NAVnet TZTouch, GPS, AIS
  • Crane:         Morgan Marine 300.3 Knuckle Boom
  • Survey Equipment: Retractable Multi Beam Survey Strut                                            

Green Features

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