FRED DEVINE DIVING AND SALVAGE COMPANY

6211 NORTH ENSIGN PORTLAND, OR 97217

Telephone: (503) 283-5285 Email: devinesalv@msn.com 

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M/V SALVAGE CHIEF:

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M/V SALVAGE CHIEF

     As a longtime leader in heavy marine salvage, the name Fred Devine Diving and Salvage Co. carries a lot of weight. In fact, our equipment flagship the M/V "SALVAGE CHIEF"  has a 400 ton line pull. Fred Devine designed this unique ship. He knew first hand what was needed from a salvage vessel, and he equipped the SALVAGE CHIEF  to handle every possible situation from firefighting to re-floating. The ship features six salvage winches below decks, three leading forward, three aft. Her shallow draft and full lines allow her to lay indefinitely in the heaviest surf conditions. If special parts or tools are required, our experienced crew can fabricate them on board in our fully equipped machine shop. Plus, all salvage equipment is rigged for quick helicopter transfer to distressed vessels. In addition to the SALVAGE CHIEF, we maintain several other watercraft at our headquarters in Portland, Oregon. These, and our highly skilled group of divers, seamen, fitters, riggers and welders are at your disposal, ready for immediate dispatch to anywhere in the world. Our ship and crew hold an enviable record of refloating hundreds of vessels, and going to the assistance of several hundreds other ships and boats. 

 

 

Length 202.6'
Depth 17.6'
Gross Tonage 490
Breadth 34'
Draft 9.5
Displacement 1175

Accommodations for 24 persons

USCG requirement 9 persons

Propulsion

Twin Screw, Two 38 D 1/8 10 cyl. opposed piston Fairbanks Morse engines, total H.P. 3600

Navigation Equipment

GPS Furuno GPS-30

Loran-C Furuno LC-90

Loran-C Raytheon Raynav 570

Digital Fathometer Raytheon DE-750

Recording Fathometer Raytheon DE-719

Weather Facsimile Raytheon Rayfax-300

Gyro Autopilot Sperry Gyro MK-37

Magnetic Autopilot Mathes Marine MA-1

Radar Decca RM 326

Radar Decca RM 916

Cranes

One 25 ton electric operated boom

Two 18 ton hydraulic crane maximum Jib length 50 feet

Auxiliary Machinery

Five V8-92 Detroit diesels driving five 250 K.W. 440 volt, three phase, 60 Hz. Newage generators.

Allen C. Bradley SCR units to Provide 220 volt D.C. power to the Almon Johnson winches or vessels D.C. emergency power.

 

Pumping Capacity

30 transportable pumps, capacity 3500 tons per hour

Compressed Air Supply

Portable high pressure and high volume low pressure blowers.

 

Ground Tackle

Six 12,000 lb Eells anchors

One 1,500 lb Anchor chain grapnel

Four 3,000 lb Danforth anchors

Communications

GMDSS  A2 Furuno Communication & Distress System

SSB  Radio Sea-222

VHF Radio I COM  M-120 

VHF Radio I  COM M-55

VHF Simrad  Direction Finder 

Portable  VHF Radios

Celluar Phones

Repairs and Patching Facilities

On board machine shop plus two work shops with a full inventory of all necessary salvage equipment.

Winches

Two 25 ton deck winch with torque converter

Two 7 ton electric snaking winch

Six Almon Johnson winches with 2,000 ' 1 3/4" wire

Diving Equipment

Complete equipment for six divers including a double lock recompression chamber

Helicopter Landing Pad

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