Schoellhorn Albrecht

Schoellhorn-Albrecht Builds Capstans for Ferries

Schoellhorn-Albrecht recently completed a contract to design and manufacture
[8] 15 HP Thru The Deck Capstans for The Steamship Authority. 

The Capstans feature 15 HP marine duty electric motors, spring applied/electric released holding brakes rated at 150% of rated maximum line pull and 18” diameter barrels.   

The Capstans will generate 10,000 lbs of pull at 40 feet per minute and are designed to withstand a bollard pull of 150,000 lbs of pull at midpoint of the barrel. 

The Capstans are controlled with a Nema 12 poly enclosure mounted in the bulkhead along with a 3 button Nema 4X pendant for mounting below deck. 

The Capstans are installed on the M/V Martha’s Vineyard, M/V Island Home and M/V Woods Hole.


More information on Capstan Products can be found HERE.