Commissioned November 1999

Published Aug. 31, 2012
The M/V MIKE DONLON was commissioned in 1999.

The M/V MIKE DONLON was commissioned in 1999.

Vessel Owner: United States Army Corps of Engineers
Vessel Builder: Marine Builders, Inc., Utica, Ind.
Project Delivery Team: USACE Marine Design Center and Philadelphia District
Vessel Operation Team: USACE Philadelphia District, Philadelphia, PA
Vessel Certification: American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Class ✠A1 Towing Vessel River and Intracoastal Waterway Service; AMS

Vessel Particulars  

Length Overall:            53'  0"
Breath:                       19’  2 ½”
Hull Depth:                  7'    7"
Draft (full load):            5’    0”
Air Draft:                     26’   9”
Height of Eye              12’    0” (at 5’DWL)
Displacement:             63.76 tons
Fuel Capacity:             827 gal.
Ballast Capacity:         1,347 gal.

Vessel Equipment and Special Features

Main Engines:             (2) Cummins NT-855-M, 360 HP each @2100 rpm
Reduction Gears:         (2) Twin Disc MG 5091 DC-Ratio 4.50:1
Propellers:                   Padgett-Swan - 4 Blades, 46 inches Diameter, 37” Pitch,
                                   ABS Type 4 Nibral
Generators:                  (1) Cummins/Onan 35MCGBA - 35 kW,
                                        240/120V Single Phase 60Hz
Engine Controls:            Mathers Micro Commander Propulsion Controls (Electronic)
Steering:                      Autonav Marine Systems Electrohydraulic Steering System.