Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Accommodations & Layout

The vessel is arranged to permit boarding via a gangplank and port side gate on the bow. There is a dual stairway leading to the 01 deck. The heads are on port and starboard aft. The buffet area is along centerline foreword. The bar and food prep area are positioned fully aft. The foredeck, and bridge deck offer open-air seating. This vessel is well suited for sightseeing, dining and charter cruises.

Remarks

The MARK TWAIN is in very good condition with a deck arrangement that is very conducive to sightseeing, dinner and charter cruises. The majority of the hull was cropped and renewed in 2016. The vessel’s decor is typical of her era.

Exclusions

Soda system is on lease

General Specifications

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Drawing – Profile & Deck Arrangements

Name MARK TWAIN
Style Paddlewheel/Stern
Builder Dubuque Boat and Boiler
Architect N/A
Hull Displacement
USCG Certified Yes
USCG Dry Dock January 2021
Passenger Capacity 149 – no restriction on the 01 deck
Dining Capacity 55
Gross Tonnage 78
Net Tonnage 78
Speed (approx.) Cruising: 3 mph @ 1100 RPM
Maximum: 5 mph @ 1500 RPM
Built Model 1962
LOA 92’0”
LWL 54’6″
Beam 22’7″
Hull Depth 4’9″
Freeboard 2’2″
Draft Water: 1’10” Air: 20′
Displacement 45 tons
Route Certification Rivers
Hull Material Steel
Deckhouse Material Steel
Tank Capacities Fuel: 285 gallons-steel
Waste: 750 gallons-plastic
Potable Water: 250 gallons-steel

Wheelhouse

  • Control station with engine instrumentation (i.e., tachometer, engine oil pressure, ammeters, hour meters)
  • Marmac controls to control speed and gears
  • Fog bell
  • 4 trumpet horns
  • Carlisle and Finch 10” searchlight
  • Upholstered helm seat
  • Three station intercom (wheelhouse/bar/galley)
  • 2 VHF/FM marine radios with antennas
  • Aiphone intercom (wheelhouse & beverage bar)
  • Raytheon model 2500 radar
  • TOA 900 series amplifier, Optimus cassette player, Dukane AM/FM tuner and Philco compact disc player

Salon

  • Three (20” x 24”) tables
  • Ten (40” x 24”) tables
  • 34 interior dining chairs (stacking)
  • Banquette along port and starboard

Beverage Bar

  • Oak base with laminated top
  • One partition stainless steel sink
  • One partition stainless steel sink (hand washing)
  • One ice bin
  • Two compartment can cooler
  • Two stainless steel speed rails
  • Soda dispensing system

Galley

  • Stainless steel worktop
  • Diversey dishwasher
  • FWE warmer

Electrical System

  • One ship service 20.0 kW Onan generator (NEW 2000) model 20DNAF-842 (S/N A008044043 powered by a Cummins marine diesel 4 cylinder engine (2,559 hours – October 2016) with fuel filter
  • Ship to shore power switch
  • 50 AMP/ 220 VAC shore outlet
  • 30’ 100 AMP/ 220 VAC electrical cord
  • 120 VAC lighting
  • 120 VAC duplex outlets
  • Three 12 VDC 8D enclosed heavy duty batteries
  • One Bilge pump powered by a 5 hp motor. This systems also operates as the fire system
  • Two 3 ton (36,000 BTU Comfort Air (220 VAC) A/C units
  • Approved navigation lights (i.e., port light, starboard light, anchor light)

Hull, Superstructure and Decks

  • 3/16” welded steel plate hull
  • 2” x 2” hull stringers on 16” centers
  • Five watertight compartments formed by four transverse bulkheads
  • 12 gauge welded steel plate deck house
  • Boarding gate: One forward
  • Ten 20” steel kevels
  • Deck fittings:
    • Electrical:        Port aft
    • Water:             Port
    • Fuel:                Starboard

Mechanical Equipment and Engine Details

  • Two 4 cylinder four-stroke cycle 239 CID 160 HP @ 1500 RPM Perkins marine diesel engines, fuel filters
  • Engine hours: port 12,892 and starboard 12,697 October 2016 – NEW 1990
  • Split paddlewheel, two 8’8” x 5’9”’ paddlewheels (new 2002)
  • Sprokets and gears replaced in 1999
  • 28 gallon Craftmaster water heater
    Quincy air compressor with a Craftsman 15 gallon air tank
  • Gangway

Heads
The vessel is equipped with two heads that were renovated in 2016 each contains:

  • One head
  • One sink and faucet
  • Cabinet
  • Toilet paper dispenser
  • Paper towel dispenser

Safety Equipment

  • 154 type I adult size personal flotation devices
  • 19 type I child size personal flotation devices
  • One 24” life ring with line
  • One illuminated float light
  • Three 10 lb. dry chemical fire extinguisher
  • One 2.5 lb. dry chemical fire extinguishers
  • First aid kit
  • One 50lb. Danforth style anchor equipped with 200’ 1” line
  • Two fire stations including: one flat ¾” fire hose with nozzle
  • One garden hose with nozzles

Finish

  • Exterior coating: paint
  • Exterior decks: non-skid
  • Interior decks:
    • Salon: carpet
    • Heads: tile (NEW 2016)
    • Bar: all wood
    • Wheelhouse: carpet
  • Headliner: acoustical tile
  • Interior Bulkheads:
    • Salon: paint w/vinyl below
    • Heads: tile (NEW 2016)