FEDERAL OTTAWA (2) - Luxembourg       Call sign - LXAY     IMO number - 7901150     Owner - FedNav Ltd., Canada

Location - Secured alongside the T.W.T. docks in Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A. (Lake Erie)     Photograph Date - Summer 1992
Photographer - Jim Hoffman     Added to archive - 15 Mar 2003     Last updated - 27 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - February 1979
  Keel laid - April 1980
  Launched - October 1980
  Delivered - December 1980

  (a) Federal Ottawa - Belgium (1991)
  (b) Federal Ottawa - Luxembourg (1995)
  (c) Lake Erie (3) - Marshall Islands

  As of March 2003 Lake Erie was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 22,734
  Net tonnage - 13,049
  Deadweight tonnage - 35,630
  L.O.A. - 222.49 meters
  L.B.P. - 216.75 meters
  Width overall - 23.22 meters
  Width moulded - 23.14 meters
  Draught - 9.72 meters
  Depth - 14.36 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 7
  Number of hatch covers - 7 (hydraulic)
  Container capacity (total) - none
  Reefer container capacity - none
  Cargo handling cranes - none

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - N.V. Cockerill Yards Hoboken
  Country - Hoboken, Belgium
  Hull number - 893
  Engine builder - A/B Gotaverken
  Country - Goteborg, Sweden
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W 6K67GFC diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 11,600 bhp or 8,531 kW
  Speed - 14 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (1,180 hp or 880 kW)
  Steering gear - Cort steering nozzle

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..


** As Lake Erie she is owned by Lake Erie U.S.A. and managed by Bay Ocean Management, U.S.A.


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

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