US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

TOUR BOAT VOYAGEUR

National Park Service Vessel

Published July 9, 2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Marine Design Center managed the design and building of the VOYAGEUR, a tour boat owned by the U.S. National Park Service. The vessel was delivered in August of 2009.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Marine Design Center managed the design and building of the VOYAGEUR, a tour boat owned by the U.S. National Park Service. The vessel was delivered in August of 2009.

Boat Owner/Operator: National Park Service – Voyageurs National Park, International Falls, MN.
Boat Builder: Armstrong Marine, Inc., Port Angeles, WA.
Project Design Team: Oakhill Marine Design, LLC. , Pacific Motor Boat Design, USACE Marine Design Center
Project Management Team: National Park Service – Midwest Regional Office, Voyageurs National Park, 
USACE Marine Design Center

Boat Particulars

  • Construction Material: Aluminun
  • Length Overall: 58’-6”

  • Breadth: 15’-9”

  • Draft: 3’-0”

  • Light Ship: 39,000 lbs.

  • Full Load w/ 49 Passengers: 48,800 lbs.

  • Sightseeing Speed: 7 Knots

  • Max Speed: 28 Knots

  • Fuel Capacity: 380 Gal.

  • Potable Water Capacity:   90 Gal.

  • Accommodations:   4 Crew, 49 Passengers

  • ADA Accessibility Areas: Cabin, Aft Main Deck, & Head

  • Boat Certification:   USCG Subchapter “T”

Machinery, Equipment, and Special Features
  • Main Engines: (2) Cummins QSM11 - 610 HP Each 
  • Reduction Gears: (2) Twin Disc MG5082A Ratio 2.05:1
  • Generator: (1) Northern Lights – Model M673L3.3 6-kw
  • Fuel Type: Biodiesel Blend B-20
  • Engine Cooling: Lake Water Cooled Heat Exchangers
  • Propellers: (2) Nibral 5-Blade - 30” Dia x 34” Pitch
  • Shafting: (2) Aquamet 22 – 3” Dia.
  • Bow Thruster: (1) 12 VDC Side Power Model SE 100/185T