FEDERAL ST. CLAIR - Monrovia, Liberia       Call sign - ELHA5     IMO number - 7600653
Owner - Federal Pacific (Liberia) Ltd., Liberia     Manager - Ubem S.A., Belgium     Operator - FedNav Ltd., Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Location - Federal St. Clair was photographed while she was on Lake Ontario approaching the Welland Canal entrance at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - June 1993     Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 7 August 1999     Last updated - 15 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1976
  Keel laid - April 1977
  Launched - August 1977
  Delivered - March 1978
  Build price - $15.0 million (US)

  (a) Federal Clyde - England (1981)
  (b) President Quezon - Philipines (1987)
  (c) Federal St. Clair - Liberia (1994)
  (d) Hui Fu - China

  As of January 2004 Hui Fu was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Iron ore strengthened bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 20,224
  Net tonnage - 14,696
  Deadweight tonnage - 35,911
  L.O.A. - 222.51 meters ( 729' 5" )
  L.B.P. - 216.62 meters ( 710' 1" )
  Width overall - 23.14 meters ( 76' 0" )
  Width moulded - 23.09 meters ( 75' 8" )
  Draught - 9.729 meters ( 32' 11" )
  Depth - 14.36 meters ( 47' 1" )
  Number of cargo holds - 7
  Volume of cargo holds - 43,949 m3
  Number of hatch covers - 7 (MacGregor hydraulic)
  Cargo cranes - none
  Water ballast capacity - 20,562 tonnes
  Strengthened for carrying heavy cargoes

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.
  Country - Ulsan, South Korea
  Hull number - 3056
  Engine builder - Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.
  Country - Tamano, Japan
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - B&W (model 7K62EF) 7-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 10,400 bhp or 7,650 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 216.0 tonnes
  Heavy fuel oil capacity - 1,454.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Fuel tank heating coils - unknown
  Speed - 14.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Steering gear - Cort steering nozzle
  Generators - 3 x 550kW 440V 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..


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Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers, Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - TradeWinds - Norway

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