Eastern Marine Delivers Passenger Launch P.C.C. Colibri To Panama Canal Commission
Eastern Marine, Inc. of Panama City, Fla., recently delivered the 64-foot aluminum passenger launch P.C.C. Colibri (shown above) to the Panama Canal Commission Agency of the U.S. Government. The vessel has a beam of 18 feet and a depth of 8 feet 6 inches. Propulsion equipment on the P.C.C. Colibri consists of two GM12-V-71N main engines coupled to Twin Disc MG 514C reduction gears on a 2:1 ratio. Other equipment includes Morse Mod MK engine controls, 12V/70 Amp/ Delco generator, Fernstrum keel coolers, Wagner steering system, Johnson Rubber "Dane" S/S Cutlass Bearings, two Michigan threeblade 32- by 30-inch propellers, and Gusher 25 bilge pumps.
Two seven-point alarm systems on the vessel are by Marine Electric Co., compasses are by Danforth, and searchlights, running and navigation lights are by Perko. Among the special features on the P.C.C. Colibri are the windows supplied by Kearfott Marine Products, and doors by Eacco Inc. of New Orleans, La.
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