Gulf Craft Delivers 160-Foot Aluminum Crewboat For U.S. Gulf Operator

U.S. Gulf of Mexico operator McCall Enterprises has taken delivery of its seventh 160- by 30-foot crewboat, the Deane McCall, from Gulf Craft, Inc., of Patterson, La.

The multipurpose Deanne McCall is powered with six Cummins KTA-19M diesel engines that develop a total of 4,080 hp and propel the vessel to a speed of 24 knots.

She is Coast Guard approved for 83 passengers and has a cargo deck capacity of 180 long tons on her 92- by 26-foot back deck. In addition to deck cargo, the Deanne McCall is capable of offloading 43,000 gallons of water and 13,000 gallons of fuel oil. She also has the capability to fight fires with her 600 gpm fire pump and deck mounted fire monitor.

The vessel's five-man crew lives in central air conditioned and heated comfort and is quartered in three staterooms, with a bathroom and galley located below deck and isolated from the passenger space.

The multimission crewboat is fit- ted with an array of electronics con- sisting of two Furuno radars, steph- ens single sideband radio, two Ray- theon VHF radios, Raytheon Loran, Datamarine depth indicator, and Camnay Marine autopilot.

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