US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

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