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.
Builder UNITED STATES MARINE INC
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
Beam 9’3" max
Draft 3’ 0"
Engine Caterpillar diesel (single)
Serial # not readable
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)
Helm Wagner pump / reservoir combination
Ram Wagner N-40
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.
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)
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)