FEDERAL CALUMET (1) - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - 5MEU     IMO number - 7600677     Owner - Federal Pacific (Liberia) Ltd. (Ubem S.A., Liberia)

Location - Sailing southbound in the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - 22 November 1987
Photographer - Roger Chapman     Added to archive - 11 Mar 2003     Last updated - 8 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1976
  Keel laid - February 1977
  Launched - June 1977
  Delivered - December 1977

  (a) Federal Calumet - Liberia (11/1993)
  (b) Tong Fu - China

  As of January 2004 she is still in service as Tong Fu

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Gearless bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 20,182
  Net tonnage - 14,654
  Deadweight tonnage - 35,927
  L.O.A. - 222.49 meters (729'3")
  L.B.P. - 216.59 meters (710'0")
  Width overall - 23.17 meters (75'11.5")
  Width moulded - 23.08 meters (75'8")
  Draught - 9.703 meters (31'10")
  Depth - 14.33 meters (46'11.5")
  Number of cargo holds - 7
  Number of hatch covers - 7
  Volume of cargo holds - 43,949 m3
  Water ballast capacity - 16,714 tonnes
  Container capacity (total) - unknown
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Hyundai Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Hull number - 3055
  Engine builder - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.
  Country - Tamano, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 7K62EF) diesel
  Horsepower - 10,400 bhp or 7,649 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Diesel fuel capacity - 220.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 1,583.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 14 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 variable pitch (? hp)
  Steering gear - Cort steering nozzle
  Generators - 3 x 550kW 450V 60Hz a.c.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


** 1977 until 1993 she sailed as Federal Calumet for Federal Pacific (Liberia) Ltd.
** She was managed at one point by Ubem S.A, Belgium and later by FedNav Ltd., Canada
** Since 1994 she has sailed for Guangzhou Pacific Ocean Shipping Company Ltd., China as Tong Fu


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada

ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS

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