Whales of the Silver Bank - Specifications

Length: 124 ft
Beam: 22 ft
Draft: 8 ft
Displacement: 238 tons
Construction: Aluminum
Engines: Two GM 12 V 71 diesel main engines, 450 hp. each
Speed: 14 knots
Range: 2500 nautical miles
Generators: Two GM 671 Diesels
Available voltage: 110 V AC/220 V AC, 125 KW capacity/ 110 V AC/220 V AC, 75 KW, 60Hz 3 phase
Fuel tankage: 5,600 US gallons
Water tankage: Two Reverse Osmosis watermakers, 5,000 gallon per day total, 4,500 gallon storage
Scuba Compressors:

Two Bauer K-14 9 cfm compressors, electric, with cascade-type storage banks.

Nitrox Technologies membrane system, producing 32% nitrox, located in lazarette

Electronics: 48-mile Simrad Radar with proximity alarms, Autopilot, Global Positioning System (GPS) with location alarm, Digital Depth sounder with alarm, Digital bottom recorder, computerized chart system with GPS link, Satellite phone with data link, Cellular telephone, SSB Radiotelephone and VHF radios, Engine and bilge alarms, Internal telephone system.
Safety: Life rafts (2), life rings/strobes, life vests/strobes, emergency position locator, flares, oxygen and first aid equipment
Guest Accommodations: 20 passengers in staterooms, all w/private ensuite bathrooms, showers, windows or large port holes. Up to 10 staff in crews' quarters.

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