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LCT Tiwi Islander

Vessel Specifications

Length Overall 33.5 m
Breadth 8.48 m
Moulded Depth 2.61 m
Draft 1.85 m
Deadweight 204 tonnes
Gross Registered Tonnes 182 tonnes
Fuel Capacity 167,000 litres
P.O.T. Water 50,000 litres
Service Speed 9 knots
When Built 1975
Where Built Ballina, NSW
Class USL 2B
Hull Material Steel
Superstructure Steel
Registration No: 355444
Cabins 4
Berths 6 persons
Call Sign VNCW
Main Engine 2 x Cummins KT19M, 317KW @ 1800RPM
Auxiliary Engines 2 x MWM, TD226-6, 78.5KW @ 1500RPM
  All alternators, 50hz, 240/415 volts
Gearboxes 2 x Twin Disc MG514, Ratio 4.13:1
Fuel Consumption 103 litres per hour
  2475 litres per day
Deck Dimensions Main Deck – 20.0m long x 7.9m wide
  Door Area – 4.0m long x 5.2m wide
  Maximum Length – 24.0m long
  Maximum Width – 7.9m deck
  6.5m coaming
Bow Door Entry 5.10m