Port Angeles, WA Telephone: (360) 457-5752

Armstrong Marine Supplies NOAA with Survey Catamaran


Armstrong Marine Delivers
Survey Catamaran to NOAA’s Chesapeake Bay Office.

Port Angeles, WA, January 6th, 2011: 

The all aluminum 32 x 11 Armstrong Catamaran was custom outfitted to provide a
stable survey platform for ongoing acoustic seafloor habitat mapping projects
in the Chesapeake Bay and the Mid-Atlantic region. The cabin hosts a large
survey desk, monitor racks, shock mitigation computer racks, stand-up head and
seating for two Hydrographers. Deck accessories include a gunwale mounted USM
sonar mount, fabricated “A” frame for mobile deck equipment, and quick release
mounts for a slip ring deck winch.

Steve Giordano, Fisheries
and Field Science Manager at the NOAA office commented,
“Armstrong Marine and their staff were a pleasure to work with throughout the
design and build process. They listened carefully and fully understood our
project-focused requirements, facilitating the construction of a highly capable
research platform. Their attention detail in the manufacturing process is
unsurpassed; they are truly professionals in the trade. We look forward to the
many years of use this platform will provide.”

Some of the other highlights of this boat include;

  • Twin Yamaha 300 Horse Power Engines giving
    speeds of 40 plus knots

  • Westerbeke 8kW Diesel Generator with fabricated
    PTO bracket for hydraulic pump

  • Furuno 1824 C/NT

  • USM Side Mount Sonar Arm for R2Sonics, Reson,
    and Benthos

  • High Clearance Davit with electric winch


For More Information Please Contact
Armstrong Marine, Inc. 360-457-5752


  • Posted on   01/06/12 at 03:59:28 AM   by Jason  | 
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