QUEEN OF CHILLIWACK - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada       Call sign - CFC5637     IMO number - 7700415
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 - 6 July 2002
Photographer - Rick Garcia    Added to archive - 7 Jan 2004     Last updated - 7 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - January 1977
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - January 1978
  Delivered - June 1978
  Construction cost - unknown

  (a) Basto 1 - Norway (1991)
  (b) Queen of Chilliwack - Canada

  As of January 2004 Queen of Chilliwack was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Passenger & vehicle ferry
  Gross tonnage - 2,476
  Net tonnage - 938
  Deadweight tonnage - 1,129
  L.O.A. - 114.58 meters (375'7")
  L.B.P. - 92.31 meters (302'7")
  Width overall - 18.30 meters (60'0")
  Width moulded - 17.84 meters (58'6")
  Draught - 4.601 meters (15'1")
  Depth - 5.35 meters (17'6")
  Loading doors - 1 bow & 1 stern
  Loading ramps - 1 bow & 1 stern
  Ramp dimensions - unknown
  Maximum vehicle width - unknown
  Maximum vehicle height - 4.40 meters (14'5")
  Total length of lanes - 360 meters (1,180'1")
  Automobile capacity - 115
  Trailer capacity - none
  Passenger capacity - 700
  Strengthened for light ice navigation

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - AS Framnaes MeK. Vaerksted
  Country - Sandefjord, Norway
  Hull number - 190
  Engine builder - Bergens MeK. Verksteder
  Country - Bergen, Norway
  Number of engines - 4
  Engine type - Normo (model LDMB-6) 6-cyl diesels
  Horsepower - 4,601 bhp or 3,384 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 450.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 6.5 tonnes/day
  Speed - 15.0 knots
  Propellers - 4 directional props (2 fore & aft)
  Directional thrust propellers - 4 (2 fore & aft)
  Steering gear - propellers
  Generators - 3 x 172kW 230V 50Hz 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..


** Designed for service in the Strait of Georgia, Canada. Also capable of coastal service between Port Hardy, B.C. and Klemtu, B.C. between May and September of each year dependent on favourable weather conditions


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