LADY FRANKLIN - St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada       Call sign - VOCP     IMO number - 6927456
Owner - C.A. Crosbie Shipping Ltd., Newfoundland, Canada

Location - Lady Franklin was photographed while she was transitting upbound in the Welland Canal north of lock 4 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Photograph Date - 6 May 1990     Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 24 August 1999     Last updated - 20 January 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - February 1969
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - August 1969
  Delivered - March 1970

  Newbuild price - unknown

  (a) Baltic Valiant - England (1989)
  (b) Lady Franklin - Canada

  As of January 2004 Lady Franklin was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Roro / General cargo ship
  Gross tonnage - 2,125
  Net tonnage - 1,018
  Deadweight tonnage - 3,627
  L.O.A. - 103.43 meters ( 339' 4" )
  L.B.P. - 95.20 meters ( 312' 4" )
  Width overall - 15.80 meters ( 51' 10" )
  Width moulded - 15.61 meters ( 51' 3" )
  Draught - 5.944 meters ( 19' 6" )
  Depth - 8.51 meters ( 27' 11" )
  Number of cargo holds - unknown
  Cargo holds volume - 7,079 cubuc meters
  Number of vehicle decks - 2
  Number of hatch covers - 3
  Vehicle capacity - unknown
  Stern ramp dimensions - 7.62m x 3.96m (25' x 13')
  Ramp capacity - 30 tonnes
  Cargo cranes - 3 (5 tonnes)
  Designed for service in light ice conditions (Ice class 1)

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Kroegerwerft GmbH & Company KG
  Country - Rendsburg, West Germany
  Hull number - 1368
  Engine builder - Masch.Augsburg-Nuernberg (MAN)
  Country - Hamburg, West Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - MAN (model G9V52/74A) 9-cyl diesel
  Horsepower - 4,050 bhp or 2,979 kW
  Fuel - Diesel fuel
  Diesel fuel oil capacity - unknown
  Rate of consumption - unknown
  Speed - 13.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Steering gear - standard rudder
  Generators - 2 x 260kW & 1 x 116kW 450V 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
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