Chesapeake Dockside Services, LLC
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Successful Past Projects

- Hamilton Jet Drives: Removed and rebuilt both jets on government's vessel

- Same vessel, Annual pump inspection and replaced all anode

- Same vessel, Garmin 16" MFDs with remote controls Install: Installed two new MFDs and remote control panels and integrated with existing FLIR system and new sonar

- Cummins 330hp Diesel Engine: Removed, rebuilt and reinstalled both engines

- Onan Generator: Removed old generator and installed new generator into 68' sailboat's salon flooring

- Atomic 4 Engine and Transmission: Troubleshot and repaired and resolved engine issues with 3yr history of transmission and engine leaks

- Garmin Autopilot System: Installed hydraulic auto-pilot in new Mainship trawler

- Raymarine Autopilot and Radar system: Removed old autopilot and new completely networked system to include Wireless Radar, Autopilot, AIS, Satellite Weather with 12" Multi-function Display (MFD)

- Emergency Electrical System Restoration: Completely restored a new model trawler to like-new condition after severe damage to 18 electrical/electronic systems from due to gnawing from a rodent infestation

- Velvet Drive V-Drive Repair: Removed, repaired, and re-installed a V-Drive Velvet drive while boat stayed in the water

- Hinckley Jet-Stick control system: Removed and repaired tothe component level the Jet-Stick control system for a 36' Hinckley Picnic boat at a fraction of the cost estimated by original installer

- Volvo Penta Engine replacement: Troubleshot and identified failed engine - ordered new engine core, rebuilt and re-installed

- V-Drive for Westerbeke Engine: Removed old v-drive and installed a new V-drive transmission

- Dometic/Cruise Air: Air Conditioning system failed - troubleshot and replaced main control board

- Raw Water Manifold System: Removed, restored, rebuilt the raw water manifold and strainer system for 65' Oyster sailboat

- Perkins Engine Control Panel: Removed and completely rebuilt control panel for same vesell

- Submerged Engine: Rescued client's sinking boat at the dock and preserved/pickled the Perkins engine

- Tachometer Repair: Repaired failed tachometers on several boats due to failing alternators

- Volvo Penta Out-drive Rebuild: Removed, repaired and re-installed both outdrives, hydraulic trim actuators and lines. Remove and replaced both gimbal bearings

- 220VAC to 120VAC Conversion: Installed a 30-amp large inverter on a 65' Azimut power boat to convert all outlets to 120VAC

- Cummins Aftercoolers: Removed and serviced aftercoolers on both 5.9l and 8.3L Cummins engines to ensure peak engine performance and reliability

- Detroit Diesel Turbo-Charger: Removed and replaced a failed turbo-charger

- Detroit Diesel V8 Fuel Pincher:  Engine wouldn't start Troubled shot and resolved several fuel issues and replaced the Fuel Governor to restore engine to proper working condition

- Same vessel, a 36' Sabreline fast trawler: Replaced the alternator to restore engine tachometer indication

- Same Vessel, Glendenning Engine Synchronizer was Inop: Troubleshot and repaired system after years of being inoperable

- Same vessel, Raymarine Auto-pilot: Troubleshot and repaired the system to restore it to full operational status after years of being inoperable

- Same vessel, 2KW Inverter Install: Power all outlets in the galley and bedroom whether on shore power, generator power or on house batteries

- Cummins Turbocharger: Removed, rebuilt and re-installed the turbocharger

- Hamilton Jet Drive: Removed and replaced a failed HSRC reverse actuator

- Same vessel, Hydraulic Pump Failed: Removed, replaced and operational checked the hydraulic pump while in the hard

- Same vessel, Jet Drive main Shaft Seal Failed; removed and replaced the entire outer water seal and the main bearing after failure left the boat taking on water

- Dometic/Cruise Air: Air Conditioning system would not turn on - troubleshot and replaced Passport Control Panel

- Bertram that had run hard aground: Completely removed both rudders, propellers, shafts, couplers, raw-water intake grates and struts.  Repaired or replaced and re-installed all running gear

- Same vessel, Garmin MFD and Depth Sounder: Installed new depth sounder and MFD

- Yanmar 6LY Diesel Engine: Completely overhauled the raw water cooling system

- Volvo Penta 8.1L Gas Engine: Removed and replaced manifolds and risers