Group: Holyhead Boatyard
- 14,90m 48' 11"
HolyHead Marine Services
Nom Val: 14.9 m (48' 11")
This vessel is a new generation of MOD police boats built for patrol and escort duties around three major UK naval bases. The design involved close collaboration between Holyhead Marine and Camarc and is based on a Camarc designed hull.
The vessel is of a GRP construction and has been designed with ease of ongoing maintenance and reduced downtime as a major philosophy. Extra large jet hatches are situated such that the twin Caterpillar C18 engines can be removed in a direct lift. To improve generator life as well as controlling weight the vessel has a state of the art electrical system has been employed including EmpirBus for the control and distribution of power and a Fischer Panda automatic start/stop generator which will deliver supply for the battery charging and inverter load on demand.