US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

USACE Survey Vessel FLORIDA II

Published July 25, 2013
The Marine Design Center recently completed and accepted the aluminum catamaran survey vessel FLORIDA II built by All American Marine of Bellingham, Washington for Jacksonville District.

The Marine Design Center recently completed and accepted the aluminum catamaran survey vessel FLORIDA II built by All American Marine of Bellingham, Washington for Jacksonville District.

Vessel Owner: United States Army Corps of Engineers

Vessel Builder: All American Marine, Inc.,  Bellingham, WA

Vessel Designer: Technicraft Design, Limited

Project Management Team: USACE Marine Design Center and Jacksonville District

Vessel Operation Team: USACE Jacksonville District, Jacksonville, FL 

Foil Assisted Catamaran, 5086-H111 Aluminum Hull, With Machined Aluminum Hydro Foils 

Vessel Particulars

  • Length Overall: 62’
  • Breadth: 24’
  • Draft: 2’-11”
  • Displacement: 85,000 LBS
  • Max Speed: 36 Knots
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,400 Gal
  • Potable water: 150 Gal.
  • Accommodations: Galley & Head, (2) Single Bunks

Machinery, Survey Equipment, and Special Features

  • Main Engines: (2) MTU 10V2000, 1205 HP@2250 RPM
  • Reduction Gears: (2) ZF ZF500
  • Propulsion System: (2) Hamilton HJ 422 Jets
  • Engine Controls: Hamilton MECS            
  • Generators: (2) Northern Lights - 25 kW, 120/240V
  • Platform Silencers: Sullivan Consulting Services
  • Multi Beam Transducer: R2 Sonic 2024 Deployable Strut
  • Single Beam Transducer: Ross Smartsounder 835 Deployable Strut 
  • Towed Sonar: Edgetech 2000 DSS
  • Electronics: Furuno - Radars, NAVnet II, GPS, Loudhailer
  • Sonar Winch: DT Marine 302 EM
  • Deck Crane: Steelhead Marine ES 1100
  • Switchgear: IPS

Green Features

  • International’s, Intersleek 900 Foul Release Bottom Paint
  • LED House Lighting