N e w OMNITHRUSTER For Small Commercial Boats —Literature A v a i l a b le

OMNITHRUSTER, Gardena, Calif., announced a new series, PV 300, maneuvering system at the Seattle 1979 Fish Expo. This series was designed to meet the need of owners of smaller commercial boats (mainly fishermen) for a strong, dependable maneuvering system to hold boats with the bow in the wind, to direct the bow away from the net in a purse seine direction, and for getting around to traps.

Stanley A. Dashew, president, states: "The owners of many fishing boats in the 45-foot and 105-foot range, with a 50 to 75-horsepower requirement, have come to us and asked for an OMNITHRUSTER system that would fit their needs and their budget. We developed new production techniques to make the same rugged OMNITHRUSTER available in small sizes at much lower costs than we previously thought possible." Like all OMNITHRUSTER systems, series PV 300 meets the basic requirements of maneuvering underway and in strong currents, thrusting with bow out of water . . .

and, the impeller runs in one direction.

The OMNITHRUSTER series PV 300 utilizes standard OMNITHRUSTER principles of operation; discharges above the water or under the water; neutral, port or starboard without reversing the prime mover; and has a protected intake on the bottom or side. It requires only a simple installation, using standard shipyard construction procedures to minimize installation labor and to reduce downtime on retrofits. There are no protrusions and no change in hull shape.

The unit is powered by hydraulic or diesel drive.

For additional information and complete free literature, contact Violet J. Winslow, Director of Public Relations, OMNITHRUSTER Inc., 16837 South Normandie Avenue, Gardena, Calif. 90247.

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