Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Design 1552 - American Venus

This 67' sightseeing vessel was built by Paasch Marine Services of Erie, Pennsylvania. She is built of aluminum and was launched in 1960. She was designed for American Boat Line of Clayton New York (Thousand Islands region).

Installed power is twin G.M. 8V71 diesels generating 268hp each for a maximum speed of 15 knots. She is designed to carry 224 passengers.

Here are the plans.

Principal Dimensions
LOA 67'-0"
LWL 63'-9"
Beam 19'-0"
Draft 4'-0"
Displacement 88,942 lbs

1 comment:

  1. I love the lines on this boat and her sister the American Neptune. There's a little nostalgia about the American Boat Line at http://www.1000islandssteelking.com/1000-islands-nostalgia/
    I took a few rides on her in the 60's. Thanks for your website information.