|Kvichak delivers 'Patrol 9' to Seattle Police|
|Tuesday, 17 April 2012 14:55|
Kvichak Marine Industries recently delivered 'Patrol 9', a 14m Response Boat Medium to the Seattle Police Department Harbor Patrol Unit (SPD).
'Patrol 9' is the 500th hull built at Kvichak's Ballard facility and will be based at the Harbor Patrol's facility on nearby Lake Union. Kvichak is currently building two additional RB-M C vessels for the New York Police Department Harbor Unit after delivering their first RB-M C in 2010.
SPD's primary missions for the RB-M C will be marine law enforcement, maritime security, rescue and assistance. 'Patrol 9' is ready for service for the Opening Day of boating season in Seattle on Saturday, May 5th. 'Patrol 9' will be on display at the Seattle Maritime Festival on Pier 66/Bell Harbor Marina on Saturday, May 12th. Kvichak and the SPD Harbor Unit are hosting an open house at the Harbor Unit facility, 1717 N. Northlake Place, Lake Union Saturday, May 19th from 11am to 3pm. The RBM-C will be on display along with the Kvichak Harbor Patrol vessels built in 1997 and 2005.
Additional vessel features include:
Overall length: 13.7m
Beam, overall: 4.5m
Draft (RFS): 0.9m
Fuel capacity: 1,875L
Top speed: >40 knots
2x Rescue zones
Vector-Stick integrated control system
SeaFLIR II system
Kohler 6kW genset for AC power
Integrated navigation system
Climate controlled pilot house and cabin
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