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YLC - Salvage Lift Barge

YLC is a 110 foot by 30 foot, non-self-propelled, medium, salvage lift barge used to perform harbor clearance operations, ship salvage and related services to naval forces and to other public and private ships if required. Designated tasks include dynamic lifts of submerged objects up to 300 tons and tidal lifts of 600 tons, offshore and amphibious salvage operations, and the providing of facilities for major diving operations to 150 foot depths.

ADMINISTRATIVE DATA

Class

Specifications - Specifications for Conversion of ARSD-3 and ARSD-4 to Non Self-Propelled Salvage Lift Barges

PRINCIPAL CHARACTERISTICS

Length, Overall

110¢

Beam

30¢

PRINCIPAL MACHINERY and EQUIPMENT

Motor generator set, 170 kw, 230 volt DC

Automatic boiler, 800 lb/hr

Three stern anchor winches

Capstan windlass, port and starboard

Crane crawler and track

HULL, STRUCTURES and FITTINGS

Hull - Steel

Principal Compartments

Salvage stores

Wire stowage bins

Ballast tanks

Chain locker

CPO berthing spaces

Crew berthing spaces

Special Fittings

Towing pac

Davit socket P/S

Four 16" closed chocks P/S (8 total)

Six 14" bitts P/S

10" bitt P/S

10" chocks P/S

LIVING

Berthing - CPO - 2 berths

Crew - 8 berths

Galley/Messroom - Meat refrigerator

Vegetable refrigerator

SAFETY

Anchor - 6000 lb anchor

Life Saving - Two C02 Inflatable rubber-lite rafts for 10-man crew

Fire

Ten fire plugs located as follows:

Second deck - 3

Main deck - 5

Hold - I

Four fire pumps; centrifugal, 200 GPM, 1750 RPM, 100 psi

OPERATION

Propulsion - Non self-propelled

AUXILIARY MACHINERY and FLUID SYSTEMS

Fresh Water

48.91 tons (13,174 gallons) of potable water in full load condition

8.9 tons (2,390 gallons) in minimum operating condition.

Diesel Oil

45.80 tons (14,240 gallons) in full load condition.

11.0 tons (3,410 gallons) in minimum operating condition.

Heating Ventilation

Natural ventilation openings and convectors, fans for vents.

Compressed Air

Four diving air compressors, 2 cylinder, 50 ft 3/min, 150 lb. pressure

Four salvage air compressors, 2 stage, 100 ft 3/mln

ELECTRICAL

Generator - Motor generator set, 170 kw, 230 volt DC

Switchboard - Provided for the distribution of 230 volt DC power from the 170 kw motor generator set

Special Lighting

Four 300 watt flood lights

Eight 200 watt overhead flood lights



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