Mathew J. Hughes

Mathew J. Hughes

Accommodations & Layout

The vessel is arranged with four staterooms below decks.  The main deck is arranged with fixed seating forward, a head with shower to port banquette to starboard the galley abaft of the banquette.  The main cargo deck is fully aft.  The 01 deck offers the pilothouse.

Remarks

The MATTHEW J. FLINDERS is in very good condition.       She was renovated in 2011.

Exclusions

N/A

General Specifications

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Name MATHEW J. HUGHES
Style Supply/Research
Builder Steiner Shipyard
Hull Displacement
USCG Certified Yes
USCG Dry Dock 2020
Passenger Capacity 75
Gross Tonnage 97
Net Tonnage 66
Speed (approx.) Cruising: 15 knots @ 1400 RPM
Maximum: 18 knots @ 2000 RPM
Built 1990
LOA 114′
LWL  100.7′
Beam 24′
Hull Depth 7.9′
Freeboard 6′
Draft Water 6.5′
Displacement 97 tons
U.S.C.G. Official Number 962633
Route Certification Lakes Bays & Sounds Plus Limited Coastwise
Hull Material Aluminum
Deckhouse Material Aluminum
Tank Capacities Fuel: 3,200 gallons
Waste: 500 gallons
Potable Water: 400 gallons

WHEELHOUSE

  • Control station with engine instrumentation (i.e., tachometer, engine oil pressure, high water bilge alarm)
  • Ajax duel pump hydraulic steering system
  • Wagner jog steering with hydraulic power assist
  • Pneumatic clutch and throttle controls
  • Wing station on starboard
  • Fog bell
  • Electric horn
  • Pneumatic horn
  • Wagner rudder angle indicator
  • Five windshield wipers
  • Helm seat
  • Three ICOM model IM 504 VHF/FM marine radios with antennas
  • Standard Horizon VLH3000
  • Standard model LH-5 loud hailer
  • Furuno NavNet VX2 radar plotter system
  • Data marine Pacifica depth sounder
  • Furuno model 1832 radar system
  • WAAS Navigator GP-32 Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • Furuno Nav Pilot autopilot
  • Dell computer with Sea Clear electric chart program
  • E.S Ritchie 5” compass with lighted binnacle
  • Furuno model FA-150 AIS
  • Motorola Company ban receivers.

CREW QUARTERS (Below Deck)

Four staterooms each with a bunk & locker

GALLEY/DINING ROOM/HEAD (Main Deck)

  • Galley
    • Two partition stainless steel sink
    • Kenmore oven and stove
    • Kenmore refrigerator
  • Banquette
  • Head
    • Toilet
    • Sink
    • Shower
  • SAT Television
  • 26 Fixed seats

CARGO DECKS

  • Steel A frame hoist 2 ton @ 11’10” and one ton @ 17’ 3”, 9’ outreach, 6’ inboard reach
  • Pullmaster model P-2 (2 ton)
  • Pullmaster model H-12
  • 6” drum captain – 12,000 lb. pull, holds 350’ of 1/@ wire, 1,500 lb. pull highspeed forward nd reverse
  • All deck machinery operates by fully proportional remote-control radio
  • Working Deck Area: 900 square feet (52’ x 18’)
  • Deck Height from Water: 5’3”
  • Deck Cargo Capacity: 30 tons
  • Deck Surface: 3” spruce planks
  • Working Deck Upper Deck: 242 square feet (22’ x 11’)

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • One ship service 35.0 kW Lima three phase generator powered by a John Deere model 1785 4 cylinder
  • Hours: 19,463 October 2020
  • One ship service 35.0 kW Marathon three phase generator powered by a John Deere model 1785 4 cylinder (NEW 2019)
  • Hours: 100 October 2020
  • Ship to shore power switch
  • 60 AMP/ 240 VAC shore power service
  • 20 VAC/12 VDC lighting
  • 120 VAC duplex outlets
  • 6 12 VDC 8D enclosed heavy duty batteries
  • Four Sentry battery charters/converters
  • Automatic battery charger with DC meter
  • Internationally approved navigation lights (i.e., port light, starboard light, stern light, masthead light, anchor light)

HULL, SUPERSTRUCTURE AND DECKS

  • 3/8” aluminum plate hull, ½” at propeller tunnels
  • ¼” steel plate deckhouse
  • Seven compartments formed by six transverse bulkheads
  • 6” half pipe rub rail
  • Deck fittings:

Electrical: Aft port

Waste:Amidships port

Water:Amidships

Fuel: Amidships

MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT AND ENGINE DETAILS

  • Four 8-cylinder turbo naturally aspirated 585 HP Caterpillar model 3408C marine diesel engines, fuel filters, seawater strainers with seacocks
  • Hours: port aft: 4,661, port forward: 2,446, starboard forward: 2,431, starboard aft: 3,064
  • ZF model 350 PL 2.6:1 reverse reduction gears
  • Four 3.5” stainless steel propeller shafts
  • Four 38” x 38 pitch bronze propellers
  • 50-gallon water heater
  • One ASME certified air receiver with two American Inc air cooled compressors servicing the engine controls

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

  • 81 type I adult size personal flotation devices
  • 8 type I child size personal flotation devices
  • Four life rings with line and lights
  • Two 50-person zodiac life rafts
  • Satellite model 406 EPIRB
  • Six 20 lb. CO2 fire extinguishers
  • Two 5 lb. dry chemical fires extinguishers
  • One 5 lb. CO2 fire extinguisher
  • One 5 lb. Halon system
  • Fixed CO2 fire suppression system in the engine room
  • Pyrotechnic distress signals
  • 2 fire stations including: UL approved rubber lined hoses with brass or bronze fittings, brass or bronze nozzles, brass or bronze hose bibs.
  • Fire axe
  • S3000 Danforth type anchor

FINISH

  • Exterior coating: Coating
  • Exterior decks: Nonskid
  • Interior decks:

Salon: Nonskid

Head: Nonskid

Wheelhouse: Carpet

  • Interior Bulkheads:

Salon: Coating

Head: Coating

Galley: Coating