The Jersey City Tug Boat Kit w/9″ Beam (1/32 Scale) 36″

  The Jersey City is a popular addition to the Dumas tugboat collection. A railroad tug from the 1960s, the Jersey City can still be seen working on the eastern seaboard.                                                             She is designed for radio control using a two channel radio, or this detailed workhorse makes a great static model for your den or office.                                                                 

JERSEY CITY

  Built in 1960, by the Dravo Corporation of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (hull #3946) as the Jersey City for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
  In 1968, the Pennsylvania Railroad Company merged with New York Central Railroad Company of New York, New York. To form the Pennsylvania Central Transportation Company of New York, New York. Where the tug retained her name.                                                                                                                                                            In 1974, the tug was acquired by the Crescent Towing and Salvage Company Incorporated of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Glenn Smith.                                                                                                                          In 2008, the Crescent Towing and Salvage Company, renamed the tug as the Admiral Jackson.                                                                                                                  In 2008, the tug was rebuilt and repowered. The project included a complete redesign of the vessel. Including the wheelhouse, with improved window placement, and low profile stacks for maximum visibility.                                                                                                                 Her stern section, and propulsion system, were removed, and replaced. Her existing single, EMD 12-567C diesel engine was removed. And, replaced with two, eight cylinder, General Electric 228, diesel engines. With Reintjes reduction gears, at a ratio of 4:1. Turning two, 85(in) Bollinger stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. Mounted in 86(in) type 37 kort nozzles. With stainless steel inner rings. And, a maximum range of forty five degrees for increased maneuverability. She is a twin screw tug rated at 4,200 horsepower.
(Paul Strubeck)                                                                                                                                                        

The Jersey City
Length: 36 inches 
Beam: 9 inches
Scale: 1/32

*Additional parts required for R/C:

Running Hardware:  #2367 for single screw operation                                 Power: #2004 Electric Motor 
Speed Control: #8314 Electronic Speed Control 
Battery: #8302 7.2v NiCad Flatpack 
Charger: #8315 NiCad Battery Charger 
Radio Control: #8812-1 2 Channel Radio Control w/ servo                                        Credits: http://www.tugboatinformation.com/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

  

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