US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

USACE Survey Vessel TECHE

Dedicated: March 15, 2002

Published Aug. 31, 2012
The Survey Vessel TECHE was dedicated in 2002 and is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District.

The Survey Vessel TECHE was dedicated in 2002 and is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District.

Vessel Owner/Operator: United States Army Corps of Engineers - New Orleans District
Vessel Builder: SeaArk Marine, Inc., Monticello, AR
Project Delivery Team: USACE New Orleans District, New Orleans, LA in partnership with
USACE Marine Design Center, Philadelphia, PA

Vessel Particulars
Length Overall: 65'
Breadth: 18'
Hull Depth: 10'
Draft: 4'-6"
WL Length: 57'-10"
Gross Weight: 82,000 lbs.
Max Speed: 24 Knots
Fuel Capacity: 1,400 Gal.
Potable Water Capacity: 270 Gal.
Accommodations: 3 Crew, 15 Passengers
Year Built: 2002
Vessel Certification: American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Statement of Fact - Hull Welding USCG Compliant

Machinery, Equipment, and Special Features
Main Engines: (2) Cummins KTA-19M4 - 700 HP Each
Reduction Gears: (2) Twin Disc 5145A - Final Ratio 2:1
Generator: (1) Onan MDKAF27.5 - 27.5 kW
Keel Coolers: (3) Fernstrum
Steering and Engine Controls: Kobelt w/Remote Tether
Propellers: (2) Nibral 5-Blade - 34" Dia x 34" Pitch
Shafting: (2) Aquamet 17 - 3-1/4" Dia.
Transducer Wells: (2) Liquid Filled