AN UNUSUAL LITTLE SHIP: THE PILOT BOAT "NEW YORK"
The first pilot boat in approximately 75 years to be built specifically for New York area pilot service was delivered to the New York and New Jersey Sandy Hook Pilots' Associations in May of 1972. The new boat is on station 24 hours in all kinds of weather, ready to deliver pilots to inbound ships and take them off on the outbound leg. This paper describes some of the major features of the pilot boat, christened New York, and presents the design approaches used in the development of a ship to meet the special requirements of pilot boat service for the Port of New York.
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- Presented at the meeting of the New York Metropolitan Section of SNAME, January 1973.
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers601 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ United States 07306-2907
- Rosenblatt, L
- Serim, F K
- Grossman, S H
- Publication Date: 1973-7
- Pagination: p. 221-235
- TRT Terms: Pilotage; Ship motion; Ship operations; Ships; Stability (Mechanics)
- Old TRIS Terms: Pilot vessels; Ship stability; Station keeping
- Subject Areas: Design; Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00046678
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Sep 18 1973 12:00AM