Bayou Black Delivers Sundance Sunset

Bayou Black Shipyard, Inc., Gibson, La., recently delivered the Sundance Sunset (shown above) to Sundance Marine of Houston, Texas. The vessel was the fourth of its kind delivered to the Houston firm this year.

The all-aluminum vessel is 42 feet long with a 13-foot beam, and 6.5-foot depth midship.

The main propulsion is supplied by two G.M. Detroit Diesel Allison 6-71 engines provided by George Engine Co. of Morgan City.

Propellers furnished by Toups Propellers of Abbeville, La., are 28-inch by 30-inch Columbian bronze hydrosonic. Shafts are 2-inch stainless steel.

Fuel is carried in an independent 300- gallon tank located in the lazarette. Both engines are electric start with power provided by two 12-volt dc batteries.

Electronic equipment provided by Bibbins and Rice of Morgan City consists of a Standard Horizon VHF-FM radio, and a model No. 240, Mark II Furuno radar. Engine controls are Morse cable type and steering system is a self-contained hydraulic type. The vessel is U.S. Coast Guard certified to carry 16 passengers and a crew of two.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 14,  Oct 15, 1981

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