USACE Survey Vessel ELTON

Commissioned May, 2010

Published Aug. 31, 2012
The Survey Vessel ELTON was commissioned in 2010.

The Survey Vessel ELTON was commissioned in 2010.

Vessel Owner:                         United States Army Corps of Engineers
Vessel Builder:                        GEO Shipyard Inc. New Iberia, LA.
Vessel Designer:                     VIKING Fast Craft Solutions LLC,
Project Management Team:      USACE Marine Design Center and Portland District
Vessel Operation Team:           USACE Portland District, Portland OR.
Foil Assisted Catamaran, 5083-H116 Aluminum Hull, With Stainless Steel Hydro Foils

Vessel Particulars:
Length Overall:                              59’- 4'
Breadth:                                        23’-6”
Hull Depth:                                    9’-2”
Draft:                                            3’-3”
Displacement:                               68,000 LBS
Max Speed:                                  36 Knots
Fuel Capacity:                              1,328 Gal
Sewage System:                          Ahead type II MSD
Accommodations:                         Galley & Head, (2) Survey Stations

Machinery, Survey Equipment and Special Features
Main Engines:                             (2) MTU Series 60, 825 HP@2350 RPM
Reduction Gears:                         (2) Twin Disk 5114A
Propulsion System:                      (2) Hamilton 403 Jets
Engine Controls:                           Hamilton Blue Arrow
Generators:                                  (2) Northern Lights - 12 kW, 120/240V
Platform Silencers:                       Sullivan Consulting Services
Multi Beam Transducer:                Kongsberg EM33002 on Deployable Strut
Single Beam Transducer:             Odom SMBB200-3 on Deployable Strut Arm
Windows and Doors:                    Beclawat, heated and double insulated glass
Engine Room Ventilation:             Delta T Systems- Mist Eliminators, & Fans
Electronics:                                 Furuno - Radars, NAVnet II, GPS, Loudhailer
Anchor Winch:                             Kinematic Marine, 16x24 W8 with S/S drum
Search Lights:                             Carlisle & Finch Comp. (2)Model 125BEV-2
Wipers:                                       Wynn Straight Line W/ heaters
Switchgear:                                 Quality Power

Green Features
International’s, Intersleek 900 Foul Release Bottom Paint
Dow- UCON Trident AW Hydraulic Fluid
LED House Lighting