Bay Fabrication Lengthens OSV Ensco Endeavor

Bay Fabrication, Inc. of Panama City, Fla. delivered the lengthened 146-ft. (44.5-m) Ensco Endeavor to Ensco Marine Company, Broussard, La.

The Ensco Endeavor was originally built as a 116-ft. by 26-ft. by 10- ft. (35-m by 8-m by 3-m) utility vessel in 1981 by Scully Brothers and was bought by Ensco Marine Company when it acquired Argosy Offshore Ltd.'s fleet.

Ensco contracted with Bay Fabrication to install a 30-ft. midbody, in addition to performing traditional drydock work. Design work was provided by Design Associates, Inc.

of New Orleans, La.

The converted vessel features a clear deck length of 98 ft. and can carry 185 long tons of deck cargo.

One Detroit Diesel 8V-71 pump engine was installed and equipped with Twin Disc front and rear clutched P.T.O.s.

Bay Fabrication has lengthened five vessels for Ensco Marine at its facility:Ensco Cruiser, Ensco Transport, Ensco Schooner, Ensco Galleon and now the Ensco Endeavor.

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Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 18,  Sep 1994

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