Engine Room

 


The above photos are of 44-016 and shows her being fitted with a Mermaid 2704 ET engine at Ramsgate on the 6th February 1978.
Photos from my collection
See a 360° panorama view of a Caterpillar 3208 engine room
from the RNLI 44-001 (previously USCG 44328)
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Number
Gears etc.
Power
Max Speed
Organisation
Time Period
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Cummins

V6-200
Capital Reduction Gears
200 hp
16 knots
US Coast Guard 44301-44336
1962-1978
Photo Brian Goulden
V8-903 Cummins from Canadian Coast Guard boat CG 141.
Photo Jim Scott
V6-200 Cummins from U.S. Coast Guard boat 44322.

Photo Justin Merrigan
V6-215 Cummins from RNLI boat 44-002.
V6-215
Parsons hydraulic gearbox
215 hp
13 knots
RNLI
1966-1982
V6-300
?
213 hp
?
Canadian Coast Guard
?-circa 1974
V8-903
Capital Reduction Gears
380 hp
18 knots
Canadian Coast Guard
From 1981
Ford Sabre

Turbo-Plus
?
250 hp
16 knots
Iranian Coast Guard/Imperial Iranian Navy
From 1975
?
GM (General Motors Diesel) or Detroit Diesels

6V-53
Capital Reduction Gears
180 hp
15.3 knots
US Coast Guard 44300 (Prototype)
1962-Circa 1978
Photo BMC Gary J Hudson
Engine room from a U.S. Coast Guard 44.
Photo Eric Kozowski
The starboard engine of the U.S. Coast Guard boat 44301.

Photo
Tom Haley
6V-92N engines in ex US Coast Guard 44306.

Photo Jeff Marr
The 44342 engine room with engines painted in Detroit Diesel blue!!!

What was unusual about this boat was that her first two engines were both right-handed with one gear running in forward and one in reverse. Later boats were set up in the normal manner.

6V-53
N45 injector and Borg Warner 73C Velvet Drive Reduction Gears
185 hp
12 knots
US Coast Guard 44337-44409, 44300-44336 from 1978
1965-mid 80's
6V-53
N50 injector and Borg Warner 73C Velvet Drive Reduction Gears
210 - 215 hp
12 knots
US Coast Guard
From mid 80's
6V-53
ZF Reduction Gears
?
?
US Coast Guard
44304 from late 90's
6V-53
Borg Warner Reduction Gears
?
?
Canadian Coast Guard
?
6V-92N
MG 509 Twin Disc
Circa 300 hp
15 knots
Ex US Coast Guard 44306
From 2006
6V-92TA
?
?
?
Canadian Coast Guard
1985-?
8V-53
?
?
?
Canadian Coast Guard
?
8V-71
?
Circa 300 hp
?
Canadian Coast Guard
From circa 1974
8V-53
MG 506 hydraulic gearbox
260 hp
?
RNLI
From 1974
Mermaid Ford

2704 ET Turbo Plus
?
?
?
Portuguese Institute for Lifesaving
From 1978
Photo from my collection
Mermaid 2704 ET engine at Ramsgate on the 6th February 1978.
2704 ET Turbo Plus
?
250 hp
16 knots
RNLI
1973-1982
Caterpillar

3208
MG 506 hydraulic gearbox
203 hp
16 knots
RNLI
From 1979
Photo Ray Prichard
3208 Caterpillars from a Canadian Coast Guard 44.
Photo from my collection
3208 Caterpillar port engine in ex RNLI 44-001 3 July 2002.
3208
MG-507 Marine Gear
210 hp
12 knots
Canadian Coast Guard
?
3208T
MG 506 hydraulic gearbox
250 hp
16 knots
RNLI
From 1978
Isuzu

?
?
?
?
Canadian Coast Guard
From circa 1974
?
John Deere

6076 AFM
?
300 hp
17 knots
Marine Towing and Salvage Co. (ex US Coast Guard, 44327 and 44332)
?
Photo Marine Towing and Salvage Co.
Volvo Penta

TMD 100A
MRF/700 Self-Changing Gears Ltd.
264 hp
12.5 knots
The Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue
From 1968
Photo Bob Hutton
Volvo Penta TAM41's in ex Canadian Coast Guard CG 107 September 2002.
Photo from my collection
Volvo Penta MD 100's in Arne Fahlstrøm 12 July 2005.
TMD 100A
MRF/700 Self-Changing Gears Ltd.
?
?
Ex Ole O. Hoshovde twin engines replaced by one TMD 100A engine
From 1975
TAM 41
ZF Reduction Gears
145hp
?
Ex Canadian Coast Guard CG 107/CCGC Burin
From 2001

?

?

250 hp

?

Portuguese Institute for Lifesaving

From ?

 

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