STEEL:  All steel new prime to ASTM A-36.

SHELL PLATING: Deck, sides, bottom, headlog and transom of 1/4″ steel plate.

FRAMING: Deck framed with 3″ x 3″ x ¼” angle on 24″ centers.  Sides framed with 3″ x 3″ x ¼”angle on 20″ centers.  Bottom framed with 4″ x 3″ x ¼” angle on 20″ centers. Welding on all frames shall be 3” on 12” centers.

BULWARKS:  Continuous all around hull. Bulwarks extend 14″ above deck and flanged 2” built from ¼” plate and brackets.

RUB BARS:  20′ x ½” x 4″ flat bar down each side of hull.

PUSH-KNEES:  Constructed of 12″ x 20.7 # channel extending 54″ above deck.  Push-knee braces are ¼” steel plate finished with 3/8″ x 2″ flat bar.  Pads are 2″ thick rubber bonded to ½” x 10″ steel backing plate.

HYDRAULIC STEERING: Two hydraulic pumps, one driven off each main engine.  Control valve and flow regulator mounted in engine room operated by a push-pull cable.