Swiftships Completes The Streljko For Yugoslavian Owners

Swiftships, Inc. of Morgan City, La., has announced the completion of the Streljko, a 125-foot aluminum crew/supply boat. The new craft was built for and will be operated by Brodospas of Split, Yugoslavia. The Streljko has a beam of 23 feet and a depth of 10 feet. Her draft is 5 feet (loaded), and 3 feet (light). Power for the vessel is provided by twin MTU 12V 331 TC71 engines.

Auxiliary engines are three GM 71s. Speeds to 24 knots were obtained in sea trials. A full complement of electronic equipment includes Decca 110 radar, Loran C by Texas Instruments and depth sounder by Datamarine.

The Streljko's cargo deck meas- ures 60 feet by 17 feet and supports a cargo of 60 long tons. Below capacity is 78 long tons. Other capacities include 15,000 gallons of drill water, 1,225 gallons of potable water, plus 11,440 gallons of fuel, giving the vessel 1,800 N.M. (3V2 days) endurance. Full quarters are provided for a crew of six.

According to Calvin LeLeux, technical director of Swiftships, Inc. and project engineer for the Streljko, the new vessel will be used by Brodospas for offshore drilling operations in the Adriatic Sea. Spokesmen f o r B r o d o s p as said that the Streljko will be utilized immediately.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 41,  Feb 15, 1980

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