Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Boston Harbor Cruises Research Boat "Mathew J. Hughs" tied up at The Gloucester Marine Terminal and giving tours for the City of Gloucester's 2nd Annual Maritime Summit February 7, 2013

Attendees at 2nd Annual Maritime Summit - Cruiseport Gloucester

February 7, 2013 saw Cruiseport Gloucester hosting the 2nd Annual Maritime Summit for the City of Gloucester, MA. 

Over 150 people participated and 9 exhibitors. One of the Exhibitors was able to tie up and tie in their research vessel to the Gloucester Marine Terminal Dock for tours. The Mathew J. Hughs, 108 ft long, the smaller of the two BHC research vessels owned by Rick Nolan, was brought to the conference by Captain Greg Jaegar for exhibition and tours, a Gloucester resident.

Mathew J Hughs
View of Seaport Grille and Cruiseport Gloucester from the
Deck of  the Mathew J. Hughs tied up at
Gloucester Marine Terminal
Gloucester, MA

The Mathew J. Hughs, can be used several ways, diving, construction, buoy tender, and vessel support for all types of off shore logitical projects including mapping and robotics.
There is some pretty impressive machinery including a Tugger Winch  and a Steel A Frame on the stern operated by remote control. 
There are four Caterpiller engines, 
2 generators, and long range fuel tanks 
holding up to 2500 gallons of fuel.

Greg Jaeger (right) proudly shows off 
the vessel to a potential customer 
during the Maritime Summit.

 Fully stocked Galley with all the latest appliances 
and loads of counter space. 
You could feed an army in there!

BHC Display in Exhibition Hall

All the Comforts of Home

Bow of Mathew J Hughs tied up at
Gloucester Marine Terminal Feb., 7, 2013

This is the Entertainment Theater!!

View of Back Deck and Steel A Frame

Companionway to Deck House

Electronics and Wheel in Wheel House

Looks Great!! What a Ride!

View of Gloucester Harbor thru Wheelhouse Windows

There are 4-5 staterooms similar to this!

This vessel travels 19 knots lightly loaded and 16 knots fully loaded. It has an aluminum hull, quad screw, diesel and propeller propulsion. A Utility/passenger vessel USCG Certified for 75 passengers and 3 crew. 

Thank-You Greg for bringing this wonderful research vessel to The Gloucester Marine Terminal Dock for the 2nd Annual Maritime Conference.
We would love to see you again!

For More information about visiting Gloucester Marine Terminal:

Melissa Abbott
Director Sales and Marketing
Seaport Grille
Gloucester Marine Terminal
Cruiseport Gloucester
978-852-0381 Cell
978-392-0198 Skype

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