ARCHITECT - John H Wells
BUILT BY - John H. Mathis Co., Camden, NJ
REGISTRY NO. - 268,629
HULL NO. - 206
IN SERVICE - May 1, 1955
COST - $1,426,000
LENGTH - 129 ft. 3 in.
DRAFT - 9 ft.
DEPTH - 14 ft. 3 in.
BEAM - 30 ft.
SPEED - 15kts.
HEIGHT - 50 ft.
GROSS TONNAGE - 330
NET TONNAGE - 224
ENGINES - Two – Eight cylinder, 1,000 HP Enterprise Diesels
PROPULSION - Direct Drive
PROPELLERS - Two - Bronze, four - blade - Diameter 58 in., Pitch 60 in.
FUEL - Capacity: 7,600 gallons on No. 2 diesel oil
AUXILIARIES - Two -3 cylinder GM Diesels connected to 2 – 50 KW, 230 V, AC generators for ship service use underway. All auxiliaries operate while at berth from shore connections supplying 220 Volts, AC 60 cycle 4 wire, 3 phase
AIR COMPRESSORS - Driven by Buds Lanova Diesel, Worthington Pump, supplies 230 cu. ft. per minute at 125 lbs.
HEATING SYSTEMS - Steam Boiler. Fully automated oil burning equipment supplies from main fuel tanks. Space heaters in the engine room and convectors throughout remainder of vessel
ANCHOR - 600 lb. Navy Type Stockless, 60 Fathom chain, self tiring locker
PUMPING ENGINES - Two - 6 cylinder, 1,000 HP Enterprise Diesels
PUMPS - Four - centrifical Worthington pumps - double suction, tandem arranged for series and parallel operation. Total capacity: 19,000 GPM at 150 lbs.
MONITORS - Four - manually operated Greenburg monitors and one monitor on the tower. One - bow pipe, 5” tip, McIntyre monitor
HOSE MANIFOLDS - Two 1 each set in froward and aft bulkhead 8 outlets each, 3-1/2” and independently gated
HOSE REELS - Two - 3-1/2” reels with 19 lengths forward and 28 lengths aft. One - 2-1/2” reel with 30 lengths. One - 1-3/4” reel with 6 lengths
EQUIPMENT - In addition to a full compliment of standard fighting tools, the McKean carries a complete range of charts of New York Harbor and vicinity. Decca radar, 1/4 to 48 miles enables the McKean to respond in any kind of weather and to enter areas obscured by smoke. Raytheon depth finder, Department fire traffic radio, VHF marine band radio, 800 MHZ command mobile radio, Portable radios for Department and VHF bands. Liquid foam and equipment, Oxy-Acetylene cutting torch, air and gas powered chain saws, 4 pneumatic hammers with chisels and bits, 8 Scott air-packs, 2 Homelite dewatering pumps. A Boston Whaler with a 15 hp, launched by David, a avon inflatable with a 9 hp, Rescue Harnesses, Decupad Thermal Recovery Capsule, Switlik Rescue Platform, 4 Sterns Exposure Suits, 1 Stern Dry Suit, Standard First Responder Lifesaving Equipment. Fire Power Electric Lighting and Power Supply.