US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

USACE Survey Vessel VALENTOUR

Delivered in October 2018

Published Jan. 30, 2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Marine Design Center managed the construction of the Survey Vessel VALENTOUR The vessel was delivered to the USACE New Orleans District in October of 2018.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Marine Design Center managed the construction of the Survey Vessel VALENTOUR The vessel was delivered to the USACE New Orleans District in October of 2018.

The USACE Marine Design Center managed the design and procurement of the Survey Vessel VALENTOUR on behalf of the USACE New Orleans District.

The USACE Marine Design Center managed the design and procurement of the Survey Vessel VALENTOUR on behalf of the USACE New Orleans District.

Vessel Owner/Operator: United States Army Corps of Engineers – New Orleans District
Vessel Builder: Metal Shark Boats Franklin, LA
Project Delivery Team: USACE Marine Design Center, Philadelphia, PA in partnership with USACE New Orleans District


Vessel Particulars

Length Overall:    64’
Breadth:    19’
Hull Depth:    10'-4"
Draft: 5’-3”
Gross Weight:    98,164#
Max Speed: 32 Knots.
Fuel Capacity:    1500 Gal.
Potable Water Capacity: 150 Gal.
Year Built:    2018

Machinery, Equipment, and Special Features

Main Engines:    (2) Caterpillar C32 - 1450 HP Each
Reduction Gears:    (2) TwinDisc MGX-6620SC
Generator:  (1) Kohler 28 KW
Propellers:  (2) 5-Blade - 36” Dia x 43” Pitch
Shafting:    (2) Aquamet 22 –4” Dia.
Survey Equipment: GFE Teledyne Odom Hydrographic dual Frequency Transducer