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Forth Guardsman

  • General information

  • Built: Japan 1983
  • Length: 50.0m
  • Length between perpendiculars: 48.8m
  • Breadth moulded: 14.6m
  • Depth moulded: 3.1m
  • Draft Min operation: 0.9m
  • Max operation: 2.1m
  • Registered tonnage Gross: 722
  • Net: 412
  • Fuel oil day tank : 3.5m3
  • Fresh water: 480m3
  • Sludge tank: 20.0m3
  • Fuel oil storage: 1.0m3
  • Water ballast: 72.9m3
  • Deck loading: 8.0 T/m2
  • Dead weight: 772 tonnes
  • UK MCA Loadline Exemption Certificate
  • Pollution Recovery Capability: Fully certified as a tanker recovery vessel with a capacity of 750 tonnes for recovered oil
  • Full speed: 8.5knots @ 3.7 tonnes/day
  • Main Equipment

  • Main Engines: 2 Cummins VTA - 1710M diesels each 500 BHP; each propelling hydraulic retractable drives
  • 2 Cummins N-855-G diesels each driving Leroy Somer AZ2510M6 alternators; total output 250kw, 460v, 3 phase, 60Hz
  • 2 x 0.9 tonne anchors
  • 2 fuel oil cargo pumps, capacity 833.3 litres/min at 50m head
  • 1 fresh water cargo pump capacity 833.3 litres/min at 50m head
  • 1 Gorman Rupp fire and general service pump
  • 1 bilge pump
  • 1 fresh water pump
  • 1 emergency bilge pump
  • 1 five-person lifeboat
  • 2 life rafts capable of accommodating 12 people
  • Life buoys
  • Life jackets
  • Survival suits
  • Accommodation: 3 single berths, 2 double berths
  • Crew: Six persons
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