Schoellhorn-Albrecht Supplies Deck Equipment

Schoellhorn-Albrecht delivered two of the largest high holding power anchors for installation onboard USNS Charlton — the fifth of seven Sealift New Construction ships. Built by NASSCO. the vessels are part of the Strategic Sealift Program. The AC- 14 Type anchors were proof tested to 272,000-lbs. on Schoellhorn-Albrecht's custom built hydraulic proof test machine, and were designed, manufactured an tested to comply with ABS rules for High Holding Power anchors. Featuring forges shanks, cast flukes and custom swivel shackles to suit the vessel's unique anchor handling system, the anchors also boast a custom epoxy paint system.

Schoellhorn-Albrecht has also delivered to NASSCO the ninth and 10th of a series of 14 accommodation ladders to be installed aboard Charlton. Measuring 76 ft., they are among the longest single span accommodation ladders to be manufactured.

Comprised of TIG welded 6061-T6 aluminum, the ladders also have folding self adjustable handrails.

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Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 58,  Feb 2000

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