Charles Kingston

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Charles Kingston Specifications
Year Built: 1984 (launched)
Builder: Milman Services, Geraldton WA
Construction: Semi-planning mono hull
Material: Aluminium
Delivery to Customs: 1984
Continuous Speed (25% max): Endurance & Range from 100% to fuel
Oil, water & stores: 20hrs & 460N.M.
LOA: 19.9m (USL Code)
Beam: 5.5m (USL Code)
Depth: 3.14m (USL Code)
Displacement Light: 34 tonnes
Displacement Loaded: 44 tonnes
Draught Loaded (approx): 1.9m
Tank Capacity: Fuel 1 x 8000ltr,Fresh Water 1 x 1800ltr
Desalination: 60lph
Engines: Two MTU model 396 TB 83,Power 720kW at 1.949rpm continuous.
Electrical: AC: One lister/Stamford;15KVA single phase;50Hz 240V diesel/electric.
Generators: DC: transformer/rectifier 240V ac/24V dc;One Cummins 4 cylinder,22KVA and two 24V banks of 12V 86T, 85, 20hr rated;Ddeep cycle batteries;Battery Charger.
Propellers/Rudders: 2 x 1000x1000mmthree bladed propellers.
Steering: 2 x semi-balanced rudders,hydraulically & mechanical linked.
Capacity: 16 (2 x 8 person life rafts)
Manual: Clock; Barometer; Fixed and hand bearing;magnetic compasses;nautical publications;Half size chart table and chart intruments.
Electronic: Radar – Anritsu RA 723 UA 90n miles; GPS plotter; Echo Sounder – Koden colour video sounder (CVS)882Auto Pilot and Rudder angle indicator – Wagner Mk4Wind Relative Velocity Indicator – VDOSunlog
Communication: As inspected, incl MarineVHF radio.
Total Cabins/Berths: 8 permanent.
Ventilation: Fresh air supply;ducted forced draught throughout accommodationAir cooling/heating – domestic typemodular reverse cycle a/c
Messing: Fully equipped galley with refrigerationand freezer facilities
Vessel’s tenders: 1 x 3.6 aluminium dinghyEvinrude outboard carried on deck:launched and retrieved by a davit with manual slewing and a DC electric winch with 1 x 25kw.
Computer: Pentium computer with monitorsand printer.
General/Operations: Pilot Vessel, Survey Operations / Diving / Crew Transfer / Standby Support Vessel / Charter.
Misc.: Variety of operational equipment such as lines, fenders, Maintenance Logs, manuals, drawings, tools, safety equipment, fire extinguishers, de-salination unit