FEDERAL HURON - Monrovia, Liberia        Call sign - 3FBB3     IMO number - 7803803     Owner - Belcan BV, Belgium

Location - St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada - Photographed while she was transitting upbound in the Welland Canal above lock 1     Photograph Date - 9 July 1979
Photographer - Dave Kohl - (Willem VanMaanen's collection)     Added to archive - 14 Feb 2003     Last updated - 14 Feb 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - July 1978

  (a) Fontenoy - France (1979)
  (b) Federal Huron - Liberia (?)
  (c) Federal Huron - Panama (1991)
  (d) Huron - Panama (1992)
  (e) Alexander's Unity - Malta (1992)
  (f) Las Bolinas - Cyprus (2000)
  (g) Stavros - Malta (2001)
  (h) Stavros - Panama

  Beached at Alang India on
  Scrap price $130.00/ldt or $1,170,000 (US)

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk & general cargo ship (Wismar)
  Gross tonnage - 14,843
  Net tonnage - 10,413
  Deadweight tonnage - 28,676
  L.O.A. - 199.80 meters
  L.B.P. - 192.31 meters
  Width overall - 23.02 meters
  Width moulded - 22.86 meters
  Draught - 10.41 meters
  Depth - 14.0 meters

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - VEB Mathias-Thesen-Werft
  Country - Wismar, Germany
  Hull number - 114
  Engine builder - VEB Dieselmotorenwerk Rostock
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN K8Z70/120E diesel
  Horsepower - 8,237 kW or 11,200 bhp
  Speed - 15.5 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - bow thruster ? hp

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions

* Owner from 2000 until she was scrapped was DST Shipping Incorporated, Greece (Sea Priority SA)

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society

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