November 2011
Ausmarine;Nov2011, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p16
Trade Publication
The article highlights "Patricia," a 24-meter barge refurbished by Allan Barnett Fishing Co. and bought by Morrison Nautical Services in 2011 to assist Tasmania's aquaculture industry. It relates that the barge was originally constructed for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) to transport planes to aircraft carriers. It also describes how the boat was equipped with a new propulsion system comprising two GM 671 diesel engines, as well as a front-loading ramp and a Fassi 240D cargo-handling crane.


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