Marcon sells crewboatVessel & ROV News // June 25, 2008
Marcon has sold the crewboat Mr Jack to Panamanian interests.
Marcon International of Coupeville, Washington has sold the US flag, 120ft crewboat Mr Jack to private Panamanian buyers.
Mr Jack was built in 1978 by Gulf Craft of Patterson, Louisiana, orginally as a 100ft aluminum crewboat, but was lengthened slightly along with the addition of a new house at Progressive Shipyard in 1992.
Presently she is 120ft x 26ft x 9ft, with a current US Coast Guard Certificate of Inspection for 54 passengers and a crew of five. She can carry 50 tons of deck cargo on her 45ft x 22ft open aft deck.
Mr Jack also carries 2,800 gallons of fuel and 10,000 gallons of fresh water in her below deck tanks, and is powered by four Detroit Diesel 12V71TI engines providing a total of 2,100bhp with a top speed of about 22 knots.