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 SMALL TOURIST SUBMARINES (Ten Passengers).

 

MERGO T-SUB INFORMATION.

 

 

The Mergo tourist submarine (T-Sub) is safe and comfortable, designed for the smaller tourist resort.

This submarine is ideal for start-up operations, and organisations entering the underwater market for the first time.


Operating Depth 300ft (100m).

Crew: One pilot and ten passengers.

Weight: 24 tons.

Large front viewport. Large tower viewport. Ten large individual passenger viewports.

External lights, sonar, acoustic tracking, video and communications.

 

The Mergo tourist submarine (T-Sub) will carry ten passengers and one pilot, to a depth of 100 meters in complete comfort and safety.

The submarine has been extensively tested, and subsequently certified by Det Norske Veritas. 

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION.

Classification : Survey and Tourist Submarine (T-Sub).

Certification : Det Norske Veritas

Passengers : Ten

Crew : One

Length : 7.65m (10.05m)

Beam : 2.80m

Height : 3.50m

Displacement : 24 ton

Operational Depth : 100m (300ft)

SPEED.

Forward speed (max) : 3.0 knots

Cruise speed : 0.5 knots

Vertical speed : 0.5 knots

Lateral speed : 0.5 knots

Cruise duration : 10 hours minimum

PROPULSION.

Main propulsion : 2 x 11 kw thrusters

Vertical thrusters : 2 x 2.2kw thrusters

Lateral thrusters 2 x 2.2kw thrusters

LIFE SUPPORT.

The life support system is designed for an operational dive time of 10 hours, with eleven people.

Plus 96 hours of emergency reserve.

COMMUNICATIONS.

Communications equipment : 1 x UQC (10kz & 27Kz)

1 x VHF radio

1 x PA / Cassette recorder

EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT.

Emergency Drop Weight : 1 x 500kg (1100 lbs)

Emergency Marker Buoy : 1 x surface marker buoy

Emergency Location Pinger : 1 x Helle pinger (37.5khz)

Lifejackets

Bibs masks 

First Aid Kit

Fire Extinguishers

Emergency rations and water for 96 hours

Emergency Alarms : 

Water Alarms (hull, pods)

Fire alarm

Emergency Power Supply 

 

SDE-10 SMALL TOURIST SUBMARINE (T-SUB) INFORMATION.

 

This state of the art tourist submarine is designed to operate to a depth of 50m (150ft) with ten passengers and one pilot.

 

 

 

The SDE tourist submarine is designed specifically for tourist underwater sightseeing submarine operations to a depth of 50 meters. 

SDE submarines are sleek, powerful and very manouerverable. 

Passengers                                           -10 passengers + 1 pilot

Dimensions                                           -Hull Æ2000m x L 10m

                                                              -Overall L14m x H3.6m x W3.5m

Draft (surfaced)                                     -2.1m

Freeboard                                             -0.8m to deck – 1.6m to sail coaming

Depth Rating                                        -50m; (100m; 150m Options)

Seating                                                  -10 individual passenger seats + 1 pilots seat

Main propulsion                                   -Twin 10kW thrusters

Up/Down propulsion                             -Twin 5kW thrusters

Steering                                                -Bi-directional fwd and aft lateral thrusters.

Performance                                         -Fwd/Rev - 1.5m/sec

                                                              - Up/Down - 0.25m/sec

                                                              -Lateral - 0.3m/sec

                                                              -Rotate – 1.5 degs / sec (full rotation in 40 secs)

Communications                                   -VHF and Underwater Telephone 10kHz and 27kHz.

Emergency Pinger                                -37.5 kHz

Strobe Light                                          -SDE-1000-10M Strobe (10 mile range)

Variable Payload                                   -1000kg (4 x 250kg ballast tanks)

Payload adjustment                               -Free flood and 5 kW electrical ballast pump both directions – air assisted.

Payload performance                            -Empty to full – 10 minutes (on surface)

                                                              -Full to empty - 8 minutes (on surface)

HP Air Storage                                     - 500L x 2 @ 200 BAR Main and Reserve

HP O2 Storage                                     -50L @ 200 BAR Main

                                                              -300L @ 200 BAR Reserve

Batteries                                               -240VDC / 500AHrs Main

                                                              -24VDC / 500AHrs Main

                                                              -24VDC / 120AHrs Emergency

Air-conditioning                                    -24,000BTU split system with overboard keel cooler

Environmental control                          -Twin chemical CO2 scrubbers with medical O2  bleed system

Environmental monitoring                   -O2, CO2, H2 electronic monitoring systems. Draeger hand held back-up gas analyzer.

Safety                                                    -Pilot operated fire suppression deluge system, hand held extinguishers, passenger personal built in breathing system (BIBS), lifejackets for all persons.

PROPULSION

kW                                                        -10kW x 2 and 5kW x 4 @ 50 Hz

Volts                                                      -160VAC from inverter with 240VDC main battery

Frequency                                             -0 to 50Hz 

Phase                                                    -3 Ph

Poles                                                     -6 poles

Max Speed                                            -950RPM (Nominal)

Direction                                               -Bi-directional

Depth rating                                          -3000m nominal

Housing                                                -SS316L Stainless Steel

 

 
DELIVERY FOR THIS NEW BUILD T-SUB IS 14 MONTHS FROM ORDER. 

 

For additional information, please contact:

 

SILVERCREST SUBMARINES

Tel: England (+44) 1285.760620.

E-mail: sales@SilvercrestSubmarines.co.uk

 

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