Crowley - Hull 20

The "Nachik" is a triple screw diesel powered towboat, outfitted for barge handling and ocean towing service.  Its principal characteristics include:

 

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Length - 76'-0"

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Breadth - 32'-0"

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Depth - 7'-0"

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Draft - 3'6"

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Horsepower 1362

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Fuel capacity 23,900 gallons

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(2) Caterpillar C44 generators

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(3) Caterpillar C-18 Tier II each rated at 454 BHP at 1800 RPM

Click here to see sister ship, "Sesok".

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Press release from Crowley Maritime - "Crowley receives new Alaska tug Nachik"

Click on the following menu for detailed photos of this vessel:

Hull 20 - Exterior Hull 20 - Interior Hull 20 - Machinery Hull 20 - Sea Trials Hull 20 - Model Photos Crowley Press Release

May 9, 2009 - Christening in Seward, Alaska

Mar 30, 2009 - Sea Trials have begun.

Mar 3, 2009 - Getting close to sea trials.

Feb 25, 2009 - Just before final launch

Feb 22, 2009 - Crowley colors applied!

Feb 2009 - outfitting and in final stages. 

Oct 2008 - Push knees and setting of house

Sept 2008 - Initial launch of completed Hull 20

Sept 2008 - Begin construction of Aluminum house

July 2008 - Finishing construction of the stern section. 

 

July 2008 - Flying the midbody and bow to the drydock.

May 2008 - Construction of bow section of hull.  Building both boats simultaneously.