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SeaArk Marine Delivers
First Five Patrol Boats
Of Ten-Vessel Contract
SeaArk Marine, Inc., (formerly MonArk Boat
Company) Little Rock, Ark., has delivered the first five high-speed patrol boats of a 10-vessel contract to El Salvador under a $3.7-million contract, according to company vice president John Smith.
SeaArk personnel will provide training in boat and systems operations, safety procedures, boat care and maintenance, and electrical repairs and maintenance. The remaining boats were sched- uled for delivery last month.
The contract was awarded in December 1987 by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Washing- ton, D.C., and funded by the U.S. Military
Assistance Program. SeaArk personnel deter- mined the vessel requirements after visiting San
Salvador and meeting U.S. and El Salvador
The multi-mission craft will be used for coast- al, harbor and riverine protection against insur- gencies and boundary violations. In addition, the craft will also perform Coast Guard, police and customs law enforcement.
Each patrol boat is 41 feet in length, 13 feet abeam, has a draft of 4 feet 3 inches and trial speed of 27 knots. Each is powered by a pair of
Caterpillar 3208TA diesel engines, each rated at 345 hp, and Twin Disc MG507 gears.
The vessels are equipped with a full suite of electronics and two 50-caliber machine guns and two 7.62 mm machine guns.
The design of the patrol boat features a deep vee hull constructed of welded marine grade alu- minum alloy 5086.
The superstructure houses berthing quarters for four and has galley facilities, allowing for 24-hour patrol missions.
One of 10 Caterpillar-powered patrol boats built by SeaArk
Marine, Inc., Little, Rock, Ark., for the El Salvador Navy.
SeaArk Marine builds patrol boats, fire boats, survey vessels, personnel and passenger launches, and custom-built multipurpose work- boats ranging from 17 feet to 50 feet in length.
More than 50 boats are currently under con- struction for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps,
U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army Corps of Engi- neers, U.S. Forest Service, three American uni- versities, various state, county and municipal agencies, and two major oil companies, in addi- tion to several international contracts.
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Gems Flow Switch Available
With Infinite Adjustability
To Protect Expensive Equipment
Gems flow switch, FS-10798, provides ex- treme sensitivity to protect expensive equip- ment. It is adjustable for an infinite number of actuation set points, and provides an adjust- ment range for liquids of 0.5 to 20 gpm; 3 to 160 scfm for gas.
According to Gems, this flow switch is ideal for use on machine tools to protect them from coolant flow failure, to protect bearings from loss of lubricant, or to insure proper air flow. It offers precise repeatability.
It is designed for use with gases or liquids to operate remote alarms, indicators or automatic controls, and withstands pressures to 1,000 psig.
It is supplied with a choice of three connec- tion options: wire leads or 1/2-inch NPT con- duit. A choice of materials is also available. The switches are in stock for immediate delivery.
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Gems flow switch,
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Midland Enterprises To Outfit
Their Vessels With Complete
Watercom Telephone Systems
Watercom has announced that Midland En- terprises, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, has agreed to outfit their vessels with complete Watercom telephone systems.
Watercom is a leader in the field of communi- cations for vessels on America's inland water- ways.
Watercom is a registered trademark of
Waterway Communications System, Inc.
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