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PENOBSCOT BAY Ship's Characteristics

Design Particulars

Length Overall   140' 0''
Length between Perpendiculars   130' 0''
Beam (Maximum)   37' 6''
Draft (Mean)   12' 0''
Freeboard to Main Deck (Minimum)   6' 0''
Propeller Diameter   8' 6''
Full Load Displacement (Fresh Water)   662 tons
Shaft Horsepower   2500 shp
Speed (Maximum)   14.7 knots
Speed (Crusing)   12.0 knots
Range (Cruising)   4000 nautical miles
Manning (Officers and Enlisted)   3 officers; 17 enlisted
Icebreaking Ability   30 inches continuous; up to 4 feet when "backing and ramming"

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Last Modified 9/19/2013