US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

USACE FLOATING CRANE “MIKE HENDRICKS”

Published Aug. 31, 2012
The FLOATING CRANE “MIKE HENDRICKS” is operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District.

The FLOATING CRANE “MIKE HENDRICKS” is operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District.

Vessel Owner:     United States Army Corps of Engineers
Vessel Builder:   Conrad Industries, Morgan City, LA.
Project Management Team:      USACE Marine Design Center and Little Rock District
Vessel Operation Team:           USACE Little District – Pine Bluff Marine Terminal
Vessel Certification:         American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Class A1, Barge for Service on Rivers and Intracoastal Waterways for use as a Government Floating Crane

Vessel Particulars
Length Overall:                     260’- 0”
Breadth:                               84’-0”
Hull Depth:                          12’-0”
Draft (Design):                     4’-6”
Displacement:                     ~1800 Ltons
Fuel Capacity:                      41,500 Gal.
Potable Water:                     6,000 Gal.
Grey Water:                          8,000 Gal.  
Arrangement:        (lower Deck) Locker Room, Office, Briefing Room, Showers and Heads,
                             Machinery Room, Work Shop, Storage                                 
                             (Main Deck) Head, Generator Room, Spud Control Room

Machinery, and Special Features
Generators:                                          (2) Caterpillar - 340 kW, 480V, 3Phase
HPU:                                                    (2) Hydraquip, Houston, TX.- Electro-Hydraulic
Spuds:                                                  (4) 4’ Square- 52’ LG
Spud Winches:                                      (4) Lantec, Langley, BC – 25,000 lbs Line Pull
Anchor Winches:                                    (2) Lantec, Langley, BC – 60,000 lbs Line Pull
Mooring Winches:                                  (4) Lantec, Langley, BC – 35,000 lbs Line Pull
Needle Panel Winch:                             (1) Lantec, Langley, BC – 60,000 lbs Line Pull
Crane:                                                   Manitowoc 18000 Pedestal Mounted, Manitowoc WI.
Crane Boom:                                          200’ Long
Crane Capacity:                                     285 Short Tons @ 45’ Radius 1 degree list, fixed lift
                                                               238 Short Tons @ 45’ Radius 3 degree list, fully revolving
                                                               At 45’ Radius the main hook is 7’-0” over the stern