AMELIA DESGAGNES - Quebec, Canada       Call sign - VOPG     IMO number - 7411167     Owner - Transport Desgagnes Inc., Canada

Location - Sailing southbound in the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - 10 April 1998
Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 16 Sep 1998     Last updated - 29 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - February 1974
  Keel laid -
  Launched - 29 April 1976
  Delivered - 3 September 1976

  (a) Soodoc - Canada (6/1990)
  (b) Amelia Desgagnes - Canada

  As of April 2003 Amelia Desgagnes was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General cargo carrier
  Gross tonnage - 4,490
  Net tonnage - 3,176
  Deadweight tonnage - 7,126
  L.O.A. - 108.24 meters
  L.B.P. - 103.41 meters
  Width overall - 15.02 meters
  Width moulded - 14.93 meters
  Draught - 7.384 meters
  Depth - 9.30 meters
  Number of cargo holds - 3
  Number of hatch covers - 4
  Cargo handling cranes - 4 (10 tonne)
  Cargo hold volume - 9,015 cubic meters
  Container capacity (deck) - 42 TEU
  Container capacity (holds) - 100 TEU
  TEU - Twenty foot Equivalent Units
  Also fitted to carry 40 foot units

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Collingwood Shipyard Ltd.
  Country - Collingwood, Canada
  Hull number - 210
  Engine builder - W.H. Allen, Sons & Company Ltd.
  Country - Bedford, ??
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - Allen 12PVBCS12F diesels
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 4,130 bhp or 3,037 kW
  Speed - 14 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Steering gear - Standard rudders

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