QUEEN OF CAPILANO - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada       Call sign - VY9513     IMO number - 9008354
Owner - British Columbia Ferry Corporation     Operator - British Columbia Ferry Service, British Columbia, Canada

Location - Photographed while she was underway at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada      Photograph Date - 11 February 2002
Photographer - Ron Brown courtesy Rene Beauchamp    Added to archive - 7 Jan 2004     Last updated - 7 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - May 1990
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - unknown
  Delivered - July 1991
  Construction cost - $17.6 million (CAD)

  (a) Queen of Capilano - Canada

  As of January 2004 Queen of Capilano was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Passenger & vehicle ferry
  Gross tonnage - 2,855
  Net tonnage - 1,876
  Deadweight tonnage - 602
  L.O.A. - 96.00 meters (314'8")
  L.B.P. - 91.20 meters (298'11.5")
  Width overall - 21.23 meters (69'7")
  Width moulded - 21.20 meters (69'5")
  Draught - 3.650 meters (11'11.5")
  Depth - 4.26 meters (13'11.5")
  Loading doors - 1 bow & 1 stern
  Loading ramps - unknown
  Ramp dimensions - unknown
  Maximum vehicle width - unknown
  Maximum vehicle height - unknown
  Total length of lanes - 120 meters (393'4")
  Automobile capacity - 85
  Trailer capacity - none
  Passenger capacity - 300

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd.
  Country - North Vancouver, B.C., Canada
  Hull number - 126
  Engine builder - Bergen Diesels AS
  Country - Bergen, Norway
  Propulsion type - Diesel electric
  Number of engines - 3
  Engine type - Normo (model KRGB-9) 9-cyl diesels
  Horsepower - 7,305 bhp or 5,373 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Generators - 3 x 1,700kW 4,160V a.c.
  Generator output - 1,014 shp or 746 kW
  Number of electric drive motors - 4
  Vessel speed - 14.0 knots
  Propellers - 2 variable pitch
  Steering gear - standard rudders

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
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