One of the new 34 footers upgrades

We are proud to offer two of these US Marine vessels completing a total retrofit early 2009

These vessels are perfect for passenger transfers and small cargo transport.  They offer a swift smooth safe ride with comfortable seating and best of all great fuel economy.

        Size                         34' X 9' with a 3.5' draft

        Speed                     15 knots

        Passenger capacity    6

        Engine                      Caterpillar 320 hp

        Route                      Near Coastal, Lakes, Bays and Sounds

        MOB Equip            Life Sling recovery system utilizing a built in davit on transom

        First Aid Kit            Yes fully stocked, much better complemented than the industry standard.

        Fire Fighting            one 20lb simi-portable CO2 and one 10lb dry chemical.

        Electronics              GPS/Chart plotter, Vhf, Sounder,  Radar.

        Aux Power            3000 watt inverter with separate charging system and batteries.

        Dewatering             One 10.8 GPM 24 volt pump, One  500 GPH 24 volt pump and two hand bilge pump.

        Signals                    Four Red Flares, Electric Horn.

        Alarms                    High temp, Low oil, high water in main compartment and high water in forward compartment.



Installing the 3208 CAT engine and Twin Disk Gear

Moored at the Lynnhaven Municipal Marina

Cockpit area showing the Man Overboard davit and emergency tiller

Another view of the aft cockpit

Forward Boarding area

Starboard Side Fixed Seating

Port Helm and fixed seating

Large counsel and helm

New high water alarms and engine alarms installed.

Semi Portable 20lb CO2 fire extinguisher for the engine room

View aft of the entrance note the new LIFE SLING and fire extinguisher

320 Cat Main Engine

 Another view of the engine

A view of the electrical installation


View of the Heart Interface Inverter/charger installation.

View of the engine front jackshaft installation.

View of the Norscot shaft seal installation, Raycor filter and high water alarm

View of the back side of the marine gear

View of the mast / deck lighting and radar installation.

View of the soft patch engine hatch.

Anchor stowage in the forward compartment.



Year Build 1991

Hull ID # 35005

Other ID "Tyler Alan"

Vessel Title # VA 8014 BN

Owner Cape Henry Launch Service

Address P.O. Box 5326

Virginia Beach, Va. 23471

Vessel History This vessel was originally served as a launch / survey vessel that was hoisted and carried aboard the USS Little Hales. The vessel was taken off of the Little Hales aprox 2003 when the Little Hales was decommissioned. The Tennessee Valley Authority acquired the vessel then subsequently auctioned to the public. Keasler Inc. purchased the vessel and ultimately resold them to Cape Henry Launch Service, Inc.

Hull Material Fiberglass

LOA 34

L-waterline 319"

Beam 93" max

Draft 3 0"

Engine Caterpillar diesel (single)

Model 3208T

Serial # not readable

HP 320

Hours 826

Owner provided receipts for the engine serviced by T&S Marine in Chrisfield MD. Engine was inspected, all hoses replaced and then tested and reinstalled in boat. Owner performed the installation and removal.

Gear Twin Disk

Model MG 507-1

Shaft 2 inch stainless steel

Seal Norscot Oil bath lip seal type (new 2008)

Propeller Bronze 24X24 (reworked 2008)

Steering Hydraulic

Helm Wagner pump / reservoir combination

Ram Wagner N-40

Electrical System

Voltage two 24 volt systems, one 12 volt system and one 120 volt system

Charging two 100 amp delco engine driven altinators.

Batteries 4ea 8D Energizer-brand (new 2008)

12 volt power is supplied by 24/12 voltage splitter mounted on aft eng rm bulkhead.

120 volt power is provided by Heart Interface charger / inverter mounted on fwd eng room bulkhead.


Navigation Equipment

GPS Garmin GSPMAP 530 (new 2008)

Radar Furuno 1715 2.2 KW (new 2008)

Sounder Garmin 160C (new 2008)

Radio Icom M422 (new 2008)

Antenna Shakespeare 8 Centennial (new 2008)

Hailer Icom. (new 2008)

Spot light Perko manual (new 2008)

Safety/Life saving equipment

Fire fighting One 20lb co2 located outside the eng room door. (new 2008)

One 10 lb dry chemical located inside the rear door. (new 2008)

High Water alarm Two eng room and forward of eng rm bulkhead ((new 2008)

Audible and visual at the helm station.

First Aid kit Located in passenger area. (new 2008)

Dewatering Pumps One Rule electric 500 gph in FWD compartment (new 2008)

One Japsco 10.8 gpm electric diaphragm in eng com(new 2008)

One wale type pump located on aft engine room bulkhead

One hand portable type kept in forward compartment. (new 2008)

Signals Four red Hand flares (new 2008)

Distress Flag

Air single trumpet

Life Jackets 6 Type 1 Sterns labeled "Tyler Alan" (new 2008)

Work vests 1 Stearns labeled "Tyler Alan" (new 2008)

Throw ring 1 Life Sling system with 3-1 hoist. (new 2008)

MOB recovery 1 aft cabin mounted davit to work with Life Sling System.

Fuel Shut offs 2 located at the main operating station.

Fuel Storage 1 192 gallon aluminum tank (under the passenger compartment).

Owner advises all side windows have been renewed 2008 with marine windows from Winn industries.

Owner advises new improved handrails have been fabricated and installed 2008.

Coatings Owner advises that all hull and topside coatings were renewed 2008 with Sherwin Williams Marine Industrial Epoxy finishes. Hull anti-fouling was coated with Hemple 65% copper August 2008

Performance 16 kts at 2400 rpm (recommended cruising RPM)

Passenger Seating Bostrom 4 each (new 2008)