39.6m x 9.1m x 1.4m
EJ Perry. Design and Consulting Engineer of Sylvania NSW Australia. October 1972.
1.9m light displacement tonnage – 511 tonnes
|Design loadings (original design):||
Hull hydrostatic pressure – 1.4m
Massive shore power electrical connection – 240V, 400V – 3phase.
Seven units throughout. Forced draft ventilation to lower deck.
From the pontoon deck (lower deck) stairs lead down to the main workshop containing a large lathe and benches along the starboard wall. Aft of this and starboard is the tank room and pumping station containing black water tanks, valves and pumping. Sensors indicate when the system is full and the system can be tripped to discharge into wharf side disposal systems automatically. To the port side are several rooms referred to as plant store rooms. Forward of the workshop is a series of store cages (for port side and three starboard side) divided by a large workshop with benching along the entire port wall and partly along the starboard wall. Electronics and maintenance workshop and another specialist workshop are forward of this divided by a small storage room office. A companion stairway leads to the middle deck from a central position located within the body of the workshop.
|The main or middle deck||
is predominantly given to accommodation and crew living areas. A series of mess and saloon areas with bench seating occupy the forward section moving through a series of locker rooms, then through separate ablution facilities to a muster station starboard side and laundry port side aft. A stairway leads up to the upperdeck from the main deck muster station opening onto an area referred to as the main brow access area adjoining a large clear area with direct access onto a pantry.
|The upper deck||
is predominantly given to offices, conferencing facilities and office work station areas. Five offices are located off a central corridor to starboard and long marrow conference room opens off it to port.
advances forward to open onto a large open office space incorporating three work stations each side. Forward of the work station is another small office, ablutions and general accommodation together with galley facilities, all arranged around access stairs to the lower deck and forward external walkway and stairs.