Commissioned December 15, 2000

Published Aug. 31, 2012
The M/V J C THOMAS was commissioned in 2000.

The M/V J C THOMAS was commissioned in 2000.

Vessel Owner: United States Army Corps of Engineers
Vessel Builder: JeffBoat LLC, Jeffersonville, Ind.
Project Management Team: USACE Marine Design Center and Louisville District
Vessel Operation Team: USACE Louisville District, Louisville KY

Vessel Particulars   
Length Overall:               150'
Breadth:                        42'
Hull Depth:                    11'-8"
Draft:                             8'-5"  
Displacement:                736 Ltons
Max Speed:                   12 Knots
Fuel Capacity:               60,000 Gal
Portable Water:             12,500 Gal
Gear Oil Cap:                 1,000 Gal.
Accommodations:          14 Crew
Year Built:                     2000

Machinery, Survey Equipment, and Special Features

Machinery, Equipment, and Special Features
Main Engines:               (2) Cat 3606–2320 HP each @900rpm
Reduction Gears:           (2) Haley 2635-Ratio 4.06:1
Generators:                   (2) Cat 3306 - 175 kW, 480V
Engine Controls:            Mathers (Electric over pneumatic)
Propellers:                    5 Blade 100 inches Dia. (Kort Nozzles)
Steering:                      Skipper Marine (4)Flanking (2)Steering
Deck Winches:             (4) Nabrico 60 Ton Single Drum Electric
Capstan:                       Schoellhorn-Albrecht (Electric)
Ballast Sys:                  (6) Tanks 56,250 Gal.
Lube Oil Sys:                1,000 Gal.

Vessel Certification:          American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Class *A1