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The Cruise Shipping Edition

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Bollinger delivered Jonathan Rozier, a 207-ft. (63 m), 4,750 bhp supply boat, to

Tidewater. {Photo courtesy Bollinger Shipbuilding) driving two Rolls Royce US 205 Z-


The bowthruster is a (Rolls-Royce)

Ulstein-Aquamaster Combi

Azimuth/Tunnel Thruster type TCNC 73/50-170, hinged retractable, powered by a Caterpillar 3508B diesel providing greater maneuverability and station keeping.

The cargo deck has a clear area of 5,808 sq. ft. capable of carrying 1,380 long tons. oat to U.S Park Police produces a smooth, dry and stable ride. These characteristics are greatly appreciated by the crew for fast response and all-weather maneuver- ing capabilities. A recessed aft cock- pit is installed to facilitate the vessel's mission, aiding in diving, recovery and towing operations and in board- ing other vessels. The vessel is pow- ered by twin Cummins QSMll inboard diesel engines, each rated at 580 hp. Additional outfitting includes a 10.0 kW generator, an Icom

VHF/FM radio, a Northstar chart plotter and a Furuno radar. In addi- tion, a Hurley infrared system is installed for nighttime operations.

For all-season crew comfort and oper- ation, the boat includes central heat- ing and air conditioning.

Circle 2 on Reader Service Card


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Liquid mud capacity is 6,223 barrels and bulk capacity is 6.000 cu. ft. Air- conditioned and heated accommoda- tions are provided for 26 people in 11 cabins.

A double bed hospital is also included and the boat's galley can serve 12 per- sons at a time.

Jonathan Rozier is U. S. flagged and classed by the ABS Maltese Cross Al,

AMS. DPS 1 and documented by the U.

S. Coast Guard under sub-chapter L

OSV & I Misc.

Vessel and carries full SOLAS certifi- cate. Jonathan Rozier is named in mem- ory of 1 st Lt. Jonathan Rozier, who was killed July 19, 2003 just outside of

Baghdad. Iraq.

He was assigned to Bravo Company, 2-7()th Armor, 3rd Brigade, I st Armored

Division. Rozier is the grandson of deceased Gwen Phillips, a Tidewater corporate headquarters employee of 24 years.

Northrop Grumman Newport News is the premier yard to handle all of your ship repair needs.

With 100% delivery — on time, every time — every customer sails home satisfied. To make plans for your cruise ship's next vacation, call us at 1-757-667-7447. We're available 24 hours a day. €>2003 Northrop Grumman Corporation Newport News

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