Curtin Maritime Tugboat Karen C Port of Seattle, Port of Long Beach
126’ x 34’ x 16.5’ Tugboat

Karen C

The Tug Karen C is a new addition to the Curtin Maritime Fleet.  Built by McDermott which is famous for their classic, sleek lines but more importantly their very fast and fuel efficient hull design which makes them unbeatable in the lump sum ocean towing market. The Karen C is a 4300 Horsepower boat with a NautiKan Kort Nozzle package giving it 132,000 lbs. of bollard pull with the same or less fuel burn of other tugs with the same horsepower.

General Information

VESSEL NAME: Karen C
BUILT: 1973
BUILDER: McDermott Shipbuilding
DIMENSIONS: 126’ x 34’ x 16.5’
CLASS: ABS Loadline
HORSEPOWER: 4,300 @ 900
BOLLARD PULL: 132,000 lbs
MAIN ENGINES: (2) EMD 12-645 E5

REDUCTION GEARS: Falk 3.958:1
KORT NOZZLES: NautiCan
GENERATOR (2) John Deere 6068 99Kw
TOW WINCH: Markey TDSD 32
PORT DRUM: 2” x 2,000’
STBD DRUM: 2” x 2,000’
FUEL CAPACITY: 112,000 gallons
LUBE OIL: 4,100 gallons
FRESHWATER: 11,000 gallons

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VESSEL NAME : KAREN C
DIMENSIONS : 126’ x 34’ x 16.5’
HORSEPOWER : 4,300 @ 900
BUILT : 1973
MAIN ENGINES: (2) EMD 12-645 E5
BOLLARD PULL: 132,000 lbs
REDUCTION GEARS: Falk 3.958:1
GENERATOR: (2) John Deere 6068 99Kw
KORT NOZZLES: NautiCan
TOW WINCH MODEL/DESCRIPTION: Markey TDSD 32
PORT DRUM: 2” x 2,000’
STBD DRUM: 2” x 2,000’
FUEL CAPACITY: 112,000 gallons
LUBE OIL: 4,100 gallons
FRESH WATER: 11,000 gallons

Overview

The Tug Karen C is a new addition to the Curtin Maritime Fleet.  Built by McDermott which is famous for their classic, sleek lines but more importantly their very fast and fuel efficient hull design which makes them unbeatable in the lump sum ocean towing market. The Karen C is a 4300 Horsepower boat with a NautiKan Kort Nozzle package giving it 132,000 lbs. of bollard pull with the same or less fuel burn of other tugs with the same horsepower.

VESSEL NAME : KAREN C
DIMENSIONS : 126’ x 34’ x 16.5’
HORSEPOWER : 4,300 @ 900
BUILT : 1973
MAIN ENGINES: (2) EMD 12-645 E5
BOLLARD PULL: 132,000 lbs
REDUCTION GEARS: Falk 3.958:1
GENERATOR: (2) John Deere 6068 99Kw
KORT NOZZLES: NautiCan
TOW WINCH MODEL/DESCRIPTION: Markey TDSD 32
PORT DRUM: 2” x 2,000’
STBD DRUM: 2” x 2,000’
FUEL CAPACITY: 112,000 gallons
LUBE OIL: 4,100 gallons
FRESH WATER: 11,000 gallons

Wheelhouse

Radar : Furuno DRS 6A, 4KW
Chartplotter : Nobeltec Trident
GPS : Furuno GP-330B
AIS : Furuno FA-150
Sat Compass : Furuno SC-502
Auto Pilot : N/A
VHF : ((3) Icom M-604
SSB : N/A
Compass : Ritchie Powerdamp
Sounder : Furuno DFF1
Displays : (2) 17” monitors s
Video : CCTV Engine Room & Winches
Engine Monitoring : Murphy Display panels
Controls : Glendinning & John Deere Gauges
Searchlight : Handheld
Computer : (2)
Anemometer: N/A
Cell Phone : (562) 706-1593
Sat Phone : N/A

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Galley

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Berthing/Amenities

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Deck

Tow Winch Model/Description: Pull Master M 30 in custom configuration to be run forward/aft
Line/Wire Size and Length: 75’ 1 ½” Amsteel Bue
Power Source : Hydraulic
Bow Winch Model/Description : 1 Pull Master M 30, Same as above
Line/Wire Size and Length : N/A
Winch Controls : 3 Speed Tiptronic
Power Source : N/A
TB B Winch/Push Winches : (2) Pullmaster M 18 in customer configuration
Line/Wire Size and Length : 90’ 1 3/8” Amsteel Blue
Power Source : Hydraulic
Capstan : N/A
Tow Pins : Removable

Fendering

Laminate, Aircraft Tires

Machinery

Main Engines : (2) John Deere 6135
Total Horsepower: 1,000@2,000
Tier Rating : 3
Z-Drive : N/A
Thruster : N/A
Reduction Gears : (2) Twin Disc MG-5114dc 4.59:1 Ratio
Generator : Marathon Magnaplus 65KW
Capacity : 110V/208V
Generator Engine : (2) John Deere 4045
Generator Engine Starting : Electric Motor
Generator Engine Cooling : Fernstrum Grid Cooler
Fire Fighting : Diesel trash pump, Sea Fire Detection System
Fuel Transfer : Marathon 1HP 1

Running Gear

Propellers : 48” x 48” 4-blade bronze
Shafts : 4” Stainless
Shaft Through Hull : Conventional stuffing box
Rudders/Nozzles : Individually steerable Kort Nozzles

Auxiliary Machinery

Hydraulic Pumps: (1)
Air Compressor: Quincy QT-7.5
Electrical Service: 110V/208V
Water Maker: N/A

Equipment

Welder: N/A
Oxygen/Acetylene: N/A

Tankage

Total Fuel Capacity : 7,000 gallons
# Of Fuel Tanks : 4
Day Tanks : N/A
Water : 35 gallons
Lube : N/A
Hydraulic : 236 gallons
Ballast : N/A
Slops : N/A

Cordage

1 ¾” 20’ Amsteel Blue1¾” 40’ Amsteel Blue

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Safety

Liferaft: Revere 4-Person “A” Pack
Liferings: 2
EPIRB : EPIRB- ACR RLB-41
Fire Extinguishers : 3
Fixed Extinguisher : 50lb B5
Life Preservers : (3) Type 1
AED : Yes
First Aid Kit : Yes
Trauma Kit : No
Oxygen Bottle : Yes
Stokes Board : Yes

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