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Frank S Besson Class

Crew

6 officers, 24 crew

Length

272.75ft

Length Between Perpendiculars

256.8ft

Beam, Maximum Moulded

60ft

Design Draught, Moulded

12ft

Beaching Draught, Forward

Maximum 4ft

Beaching Draught, Aft

Maximum 4ft plus 1/30 gradient

Slewing

Maintains a right angle withthe beach in a 4kt cross current

Displacement

1,199 long tons

Clear Deck Area

10,500ft²

Total Dead Weight at Design Draft

2,864 short tons

Cargo Dead Weight (Vehicles, Containers etc) at Design Draft

2,279 short tons

Speed

11.6kt

Range

8,358nm

Endurance

Minimum 38 days fresh water, chill, freeze and general stores

Air Conditioning

30t chilled water system

Watermaker

2 x sweetwater, 1,000gal a day

Potable Water Capacity

122 long tons

Salt Water Capacity

1,631 long tons

Fuel Oil Capacity

524 long tons

Main Engines

2 x EMD 16-645E2; 1,950hp at 999rpm

Reduction Gear

Reintjes WAV 2240 2240, 3.5:1

Bow Thruster

Schottel S-152: 250hp

Ship Service Generator

2 x CAT 3406: 250kW

Emergency Generator

CAT 3340: 99kW
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