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USACE M/V GENERAL IRWIN

Delivered March 2012

USACE Marine Design Center & USACE Mobile District
Published Jan. 3, 2020
The USACE Marine Design Center, based in Philadelphia, PA, managed the procurement of the USACE M/V General Irwin on behalf of the USACE Mobile District. The vessel was delivered in March of 2012.

The USACE Marine Design Center, based in Philadelphia, PA, managed the procurement of the USACE M/V General Irwin on behalf of the USACE Mobile District. The vessel was delivered in March of 2012.

Vessel Owner: United States Army Corps of Engineers
Vessel Builder: Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc., Bayou LaBatre, AL.
Project Management Team: USACE Marine Design Center and Mobile District
Vessel Operation Team: USACE Mobile District, ACF Project Office, Eufaula, AL.
Year Built and Classed: 2012
Vessel Certification: American Bureau of Shipping Class “✠A1, AMS Towboat, River Service”

Vessel Particulars

  • Length Overall: 58’-0”
  • Breadth: 22’-0”
  • Hull Depth: 7’- 0”
  • Draft: 4’-10” (at full load)
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,275 Gal.
  • Displacement: 95 Long Tons
  • Potable Water Sys: 400 Gal.
  • Lube Oil Sys: 150 Gal.
  • Accommodations: 3 Crew
  • Sanitation System: “Ahead” Type II MSD Exterior Doors: Omega
  • Radar and Electronics: Furuno NavNet VX3

Machinery, Equipment, and Special Features

  • Main Engines: (2) Cat C12B, 385 HP each @1800rpm
  • Reduction Gears: (2) Twin Disc MGX Quick Shift 516-Ratio 4.04:1
  • Propellers: (2) 5 Blade, 48 inches Dia. 37 inch pitch
  • Generators: (1) Cat C4.4 - 44 kW
  • Engine Controls: Twin Disc EC300
  • Steering: Sentinel Control – 2 Main, 4 Flanking Rudders
  • Air Compressor: Quincy Model QR-25 5hp, 80 gallon tank
  • Barge Winches: (2) Wintech 311L/R-RC
  • Windows: Diamond-Seaglaze
  • Exterior Doors: Omega
  • Search Lights: (2) Carlisle & Finch Comp