ARCHIVE: PASSENGER VESSELS

PT Barnum

PT Barnum

300’Passenger/Vehicle Ferry Design by JWGA and sister ship to the “Grand Republic”

Schooner Columbia

Schooner Columbia

105’ LWL Schooner designed by JWGA for Eastern Shipbuilding

Big M Casino

Big M Casino

The 186’ LOA vessel for gaming and entertainment carries 500 passengers. JWGA produced all calculations, plans, and specs for construction and USCG approval. The firm created detailed drawings for all of the structure, machinery, mechanical systems, electrical, profiles and arrangements, and life safety.

Eagle

Eagle

A mid-life retrofit included installation of a new bow thruster diesel engine; Replacement of the bow and stern freight deck doors and lift decks; Overhaul of the main passenger cabin including cabin widening to the hull sides; new HVAC; as well as new seating and a modernized galley and concession area.

Grand Republic

Grand Republic

300’ Passenger/Vehicle Ferry Design by JWGA and sister vessel to the M/V “P.T. Barnum”

Susan Anne

Susan Anne

Gilbert Associates has performed a number of upgrades to the 250 ft LOA passenger vehicle ferry Susan Anne since 1997. Most recently we completed plans for a new steering gear and revised structural arrangement to accommodate the new equipment. arrangement. We also recently added a handicap accessible elevator.

Matthew J. Hughes

Matthew J. Hughes

This vessel was converted from a Passenger only ferry service to a passenger supply and support service. Her deck house was reduced to form a new aft freight deck. Her pilothouse includes a new helm steering station and the front has been modified to improve visibility.

Spirit of 98

Spirit of 98

A.K.A. “Pilgrim Belle”, designed by JWGA – 187’ coastwise overnight excursion vessel

Rita

Rita

45’ Trawler Yacht designed by JWGA

John H.

John H.

233’ 11” LWL Passenger/Vehicle Ferry Design by JWGA

Minne-ha-ha

Minne-ha-ha

Consulting Project including Lengthening and Repowering Project for Lake George Steamboat Company

Champlain Repowering

Champlain Repowering

Gilbert Associates frequently completes repowering projects for existing ferries. We analyze the existing structural and mechanical components and design a new system to integrate into the vessel.

Island Runner

Island Runner

50’ Passenger Ferry Design by JWGA for the Vermont State Parks Service

Anna C.

Anna C.

Raymond C Pecor Jr.

Raymond C Pecor Jr.

Gilbert Associates designed this 216 ft LOA SubChapter (K) Double Ended Passenger Vehicle Ferry. She is powered by Caterpillar 3508 rated 1,000 Horsepower @1600 RPM. She is capable of carrying a mixed freight loading of 6 trucks and 46 automobiles. She will service the Grand Isle to Plattsburgh run.

Poincare

Poincare

JWGA completed updates to all of the shipboard mechanical and electrical systems for the sailing vessel Poincare in an effort to bring her into compliance with the USCG inspection requirements for 49 passenger service in and around Boston.

Outward Bound

Outward Bound

60’ LWL Passenger Vessel Design by JWGA

Nelseco

Nelseco

125’ Passenger Ferry designed by JWGA

Bay State

Bay State

Great Point

Great Point

190’ LWL Passenger Ferry Vessel Design by JWGA

River Explorer

River Explorer

Design and engineering for the conversion of two river tank barges to an overnight river excursion cruise vessel.

Belle of Cincinnati

Belle of Cincinnati

A.K.A. “Emerald Lady” 170’ LWL Dinner/Casino Vessel Design by JWGA and sister ships to the Diamond Lady and Par-a-dice

Adirondack

Adirondack

The 130 ft double-ended ferry was originally built in 1913 and is the oldest in service double-ended American ferryboat of all time. She was brought to Lake Champlain, VT and had two Detroit Diesel 12V71 engines installed in 1970. We are currently replacing those engines with CAT 3412D 540 HP engines.

Cumberland

Cumberland

216’ Passenger Vehicle Ferry designed by JWGA and sister ship to the “Raymond C. Pecor Jr.”

Block Island

Block Island

185’ LWL Passenger/ Vehicle Ferry Design by JWGA

Harbour Master

Harbour Master

100’Passenger Vessel & Submersible Design by JWGA

Daniel Salmon

Daniel Salmon

Three passenger ferries, the J.J. Callis, the Shahan II and the Daniel Salmon, were repowered for Department of Homeland Security FSSI Plum Island Animal Disease Control in NY. The higher speed of these ferries at the previous fuel consumption rate has been a major asset for the facility.

Nantucket

Nantucket

Topside renovations included a new passenger deck house, pilot house, & mezzanine deck passenger cabin modifications. Passenger evacuation measures were improved by cabin rearrangements & the addition of marine evacuation slides. We also redesigned the engine room ventilation system, a new anchor & winch, new HVAC, & freight deck structure.

Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh

Governor Curtis

Governor Curtis

Consulting Project for the State of Maine including Repowering, Stability Analysis and New Exhaust System

New London

New London

JWGA developed plans for the midlife retrofit of the passenger/vehicle ferry New London. A fifty foot section of midbody was added giving the vessel an overall length of 260 feet.

Jessica W.

Jessica W.

This 160 FT LOA Catamaran Passenger Vessel, P/V Jessica W. was purchased in Mexico by Cross Sound Ferry Services. JWGA prepared plans and calculations for changes to machinery, safety systems, and general arrangements. The scope of work was quite extensive including a re-powering and many life safety upgrades.

Gambler

Gambler

Whale Watch passenger vessel

Paradice

Paradice

196’ LWL Dinner and Casino vessel designed by JWGA and sister to the M/V Emerald and Diamond Lady

Put-In-Bay

Put-In-Bay

Miller Boat Lines took delivery of the lengthened M/V “Put-In-Bay”. The 40’ midbody was fabricated at Great Lakes Shipyard in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition to the midbody, the “Put-In-Bay” was repowered with new diesels and her rudders were replaced with articulating rudders. The vessel now carries 98% more vehicles and her speed has increased by 2 knots.

Safari Explorer

Safari Explorer

Grand Isle

Grand Isle

Consulting Project including Repowering Project for Lake Champlain Transporters

Provincetown II

Provincetown II

185’ Passenger Ferry Vessel Design by JWGA

Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen

Consulting Project including Conversion and Refurbishment Project for Cross Sound Ferry

Cape Henlopen

Cape Henlopen

The ferry was built as a WWII landing ship (LST 510) and participated in the D-day invasion at Normandy. In 1966, it was converted to a passenger /auto ferry. The latest improvement has been to the bow compartment where the old ramp and some other pre-existing structure has been removed. JWGA was tasked with the design of the new structural details which tie to the original.

Carol Jean

Carol Jean

This 175 ft LWL ferry designed by JWGA in 1981, was repowered gaining 4.5 knots at full load. The project required extensive modifications to systems and structure throughout the vessel. The existing engines, skegs, struts, foundations, exhaust, electrical, shafting, engine cooling, ER vents, FO & LO were replaced.

Catalina Duchess

Catalina Duchess

Consulting Project included revisions to vessel stability for the carriage of additional passengers between Long Beach, CA and Catalina Island.

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