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Capt Latham

The newest addition to the Smith Maritime Fleet so aptly named after the owner “Captain Latham Smith”.  10.5ft propellers designed for power and economical fuel burn towing heavy loads long distances. The tug holds 200,000 Gallons with endurance for 75 days of towing.  This tug has GMDSS, ISM, a fast rescue boat, big crane, salvage pumps, many spares and a double drum winch and stern roller to provide specialty services in the Petroleum and Salvage industry.


Year Built 1982
Built By Captain Latham Smith
Official Number 653305
Call Sign: WRB-5575
Class: ABS A-1 Towing All Oceans


LOA 136'
Beam 40'
GRT 161
NRT 109


Main Engines Two (2) Alco-12-251-E
Horsepower 6860 BHP
Bollard Pull: 82 tons
Propellers Two (2) 4-Blade 126"x 122" Props in Kort Nozzles
Gears Reinjes WAV-2626 5.94:1 Ratio


(2) Detroit V871 150 KW Each
(1) Deutz SSE Model 5110 140 KW


Diesel 173,250 us gal
Lube Oil 2,250 us gal
Portable water 25,000 us gal (FCI Watermaker 1200 Gal/day)


Tow Winch Primary Markey TDS-36 2400' of 2.25” tow wire 125T line pull.
Tow Winch Secondary Almon Johnson 1800’ of 2.25” wire
Anchor Winch Smatco


Gyro compass w/Auto Pilot, 4 Radars, AIS, SSB w/encoder, 6 VHFs, 2 GPSs, 2 Loud hailers, Cellular phone, Satellite phone w/email, Weather Fax, Navtex, Magnetic Compass, GMDSS


56’ Eye level


Rescue Boat w/Outboard Motor, 5T Hydraulic Crane


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