Mercury 01
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Mercury 03
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Name

MERCURY

Type

Pilot boat - High speed tender

Call sign

PCDD

Flag

The Netherlands

Port of registry

Rotterdam

GT

54 t

NT

16 t

Length

21,17 m overall

17,414 m between perpendiculars

Breadth

6,34 m

Draught

1,09 m

Depth

2,80 m moulded

Speed

28,0 knots

Built

1999

Keel laid

14.05.1998

Delivered

31.05.1999

Builder

Engelaer Scheepsbouw B.V.
Beneden-Leeuwen

The Netherlands

Yard number

790

Hull material

Hull aluminium superstructure welded aluminium frame

Main engine

2x Caterpillar 3412 E Ditta - 4 stroke 12 cylinder diesel engine - each output 720 kW at 2.100 rpm

Propulsion

2x Waterjets Hamilton type HM 571 with a reduction gear 1.85:1, ZF type BU 250

Steering Gear

Electric/hydraulic (wheel and lever)

Generators

1x ONAN type MDKAE - 4 cylinder diesel engine -16 kW at 1.500 rpm

Fuel capacity

3,2 t

Nautical and safety

2x Sailor type RT 2048 receiver/transmitters

Leica DGPS type LMX 400

GMDSS type Sailor VHR DSC RM 2042

Raytheon Navtex, type NCR 300 A

Gyro stabilized Bridgemaster 180 Decca radar + slave

Anschütz gyro compass

Magnetic compass

Robertson automatic pilot, type AP9 MK II + rudder indicator

Electric/hydraulic steering system for waterjet buckets

Echo sounder

Sanshin searchlight - CSI electronic alarm system

2x lifeboats for 16 persons each boat

Crew

3 + 12 pilots

Operator

Loodswezen Rotterdam-Rijnmond
Markweg 200
3198 NB Europoort – Rotterdam
The Netherlands