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Warrior Princess

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Warrior Princess is a 17.4 m mono-hull vessel specially designed and modified to conduct marine monitoring studies, including diving operations and hydrographic surveys. She has accommodation for 12 personnel and is equipped with a winch, crane, tender and desalination plant. Warrior Princess was last modified in 2012.


The Vessel

Name: Warrior Princess

Call sign: VM5022

Builder: GBB

Construction: Aluminium Maxi-Vision

Place of Construction: Geraldton

Refit 1: Overhaul dive compressor, replace main motor with fully recon motor

Year of Refit: 2010

Refit 2: New fully recon main motor fitted

Year of Refit: June 2012

Launched: 1995

Last slipped: June 2012. New anti-fouling applied

SPV No: 393

M&H Number: 4423

Survey Status: Current and updated

Survey Class: 1B 17+4, 1D 30+3

Survey Certificate No.: 1B 73468

       1D 73649

Operational Limits: 1B 200 Nautical Miles Offshore

  1D Gazetted Sheltered Waters

Passengers: 1B 17 unberthed + 4 crew

     1B 10 berthed + 4 crew

     1D 30 unberthed + 3 crew

     1D 10 berthed + 3 crew


Vessel Details

Length (measured): 17.4m

Breadth (MLD): 5.41m

Depth Mid-Ship: 5.5m

Draft: 1.52m

Free Deck Area: 4.8m x 6m

Storage Area: 5 cubic m

Hull type: Aluminium

Max Speed Loaded: 19 knots

Cruising: 16 knots

Fuel Capacity: 3000 litres

Range: 500 NM at 18 knots with 20% reserve

            640 NM at 16 knots with 20% reserve

Gross Tonnage (inc. Fuel): 23 tons

Anchor Winch: Muir Hydraulic 100 meter all chain

Crane: Kevrik 1000 Hydraulic Crane for lifting tender off and on top deck

Tender: 3.6m Quintrex dinghy with 15HP Outboard

Desalination Plant: 75 litres per hour

Main engine: Complete rebuild May 2012 - FIAT 8281

Auxiliary Engines: Kubota 3 phase, Onan 1 phase

Driver: Shaft Drive

Gearbox: Twin discs

Air Conditioning: Throughout accommodation and wheelhouse

Accommodation: 8 singles, 2 doubles. Full galley kitchen

Toilet: 2

Shower/wash places: 2/2



Radar: 24NM Raytheon, Raymarine C120

Echo Sounder: Raymarine C120, Suzuki Colour 10"

GPS: Garmin 128

Plotter: Oceanvision

AIS: Registered

Auto Pilot: Raymarine C120

Radio’s: VHF ICOM IC-M411, VHF Electraphone GX558A, UHF UNIDEN UH-011, HF Marine radio/telephone SEA 22

Compass: 2

Integrated Nav System: Auto Pilot to Plotter

Wireless Terminal: 1

Entertainment: Flat screen TV and video. Stereo located on deck and wheelhouse


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