RAILSHIP II - Lubeck, Germany       Call sign - DMGD     IMO number - 8318130     Owner - Partenreederei m.s. "Railship II", Germany

Location - Photographed while departing Travemunde, Germany     Photograph Date - May 2002
Photographer - Bernd Gell     Added to archive - 12 Aug 2003     Last updated - 12 Aug 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - August 1983
  Keel laid - September 1984
  Launched - June 1984
  Delivered - November 1984

  (a) Railship II - Germany (02)
  (b) Finnrider - Germany

  As of August 2003 Finnrider was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Passenger, train & vehicle ferry
  Gross tonnage - 20,077
  Net tonnage - 6,214
  Deadweight tonnage - 9,887
  L.O.A. - 186.52 meters
  L.B.P. - 174.43 meters
  Width overall - 21.65 meters
  Width moulded - 21.61 meters
  Draught - 6.501 meters
  Depth - 7.75 meters
  Number of decks - 3
  Vehicle capacity - unknown
  Total lane capacity - 1,885 meters
  Rail car capacity - 95
  Stern ramp - 12.6 m x 5.15 m
  Number of passenger cabins - 6
  Number of passenger berths - 12

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Seebeckwerft AG
  Country - Bremerhaven, West Germany
  Hull number - 1043
  Engine builder - Krupp MaK Maschinenbau GmbH
  Country - Kiel, Germany
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - MaK 8M601AK diesels
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 21,752 bhp or 16,000 kW
  Speed - 18.5 knots
  Propellers - 2 variable pitch
  Steering gear - Standard rudders
  Bow thusters - 2 (? hp)

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