Bayou Black Shipyard Delivers Crewboat To Sundance Marine

Bayou Black Shipyard of Gibson, La., recently delivered the 42-foot aluminum crewboat "Sundance Horizon" (shown above) to Sundance Marine of Houston. The vessel has a length of 42 feet, a beam of 13 feet, and a depth midship of 6.5 feet.

The main propulsion is supplied by two GM Detroit Diesel Allison 6-71 engines, each rated at 174 bhp at 1,800 rpm, driving a three-bladed Columbian 28 by 30-inch bronze propeller via a 2-inch stainless steel shaft. Fuel is carried in an independent 300- gallon tank located in the lazarette.

The engines are electric start with power provided by two 12- volt dc batteries.

Electronic equipment in the Sundance Horizon consists of a Standard Horizon VHF-FM radio, and a Model No. 240, Mark II Furuno Radar. Main engine controls are Morse Model MT type; steering system is a selfcontained hydraulic type.

The vessel is USCG certified to carry 16 passengers and a crew of two.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 13,  Sep 1981 The American Ship Building Company

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