Servicing Flinders Island, Cape Barren and the Furneaux Group of Islands

Matthew Flinders III

Matthew Flinders III

Principal Particulars

Type:Roll on / Roll off (Stern Loading Vessel)

Official Number:  855378

Call Sign: VNTE

Flat: AMSA

Classification: USL Class 2B

Year Built: 1995


DWT: 375

Accommodation: 6 Persons


Length overall: 44.67m

Breadth Moulded: 10.8 metres

Depth Moulded: 3.0m

Draft Loaded: 2.1m

Light Draft: 1.1m

High ABV W/L: 0.9m


Fuel Oil: 30,000 litres

Fresh Water: 5,000 litres


Speed Max / Econ: 10 knots / 8.5 knots

Fuel Oil consumption: 120 litres per hours

RPM: 2 x 1800

Machinery and Equipment

Main Engine: 2 x Cummins KTA – 19m

Diesel Engines

Horse Power: 2 x 373kw

Anchor windless: Electric

Propeller: Fixed

Navigation & Communication

Nav. Equipment: Radar, GPS / plotters

Communication: GMDSS, VHF, HF, UHF, SSB, Intercom, Satellite & Mobile Phone


12 day accommodation only