FORT RAMEZAY - Quebec City, Quebec, Canada       Call sign - CYFP     IMO number - 5404146
Owner - Logistec Navigation Inc., Quebec, Canada

Location - Photographed while underway in the St. Lawrence Seaway near Montreal, Quebec, Canada     Photograph Date - 14 September 1989
Photographer - Rene Beauchamp     Added to archive - 4 Mar 2003     Last updated - 19 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered -
  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - May 1963

  (a) Fort Ramezay - Canada (1991)
  (b) Scarpati 1 - Panama (1991)
  (c) Fantastico - Honduras

  Lost off Florida, U.S.A. on 13 March 1993

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - General Cargo
  Gross tonnage - 987
  Net tonnage - 541
  Deadweight tonnage - 1,778
  L.O.A. - 66.22 meters (217'3")
  L.B.P. - 59.82 meters (196'3")
  Width overall - 10.60 meters (34'9")
  Width moulded - 10.37 meters (34'0")
  Draught -
  Depth - 5.34 meters (17'6")
  Cranes - 2, 10 tonne derricks

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Marine Industries Ltd.
  Country - Sorel, Quebec, Canada
  Hull number - 294
  Engine builder - Kloeckner Humbolt Deutz - Koeln, Germany
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Deutz diesel engine
  Horsepower - 1,320 bhp or 971 kW
  Speed - 12 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none
  Canadian Official # - 313960

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..


* 1963 until 1991 she was owned by Logisted Navigation Inc., Quebec, Canada as Fort Ramezay
* 1991 she was sold to Lineas Maritimes Honduraenas S.r.l., Panama and renamed Scarpati 1
* 1991 she was re-sold later that year and renamed Fantastico under the flag of Honduras
* 13 March 1991 Fantastico was on a voyage from Tampa, Florida to Miami, Florida with a cargo of phosphates she capsized and sank. At the time of her loss the seas were running 25 to 30 feet and the winds were approaching 60 mph. She went down 70 miles southwest of Fort Myers, Florida and although her crew of 10 were thrown into the water they were subsequently rescued by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter and a nearby fishing boat


Information sources - Marine News - Journal of the World Ship Society & Lloyds Registers
Additional information - Mac MacKay - Halifax, Canada

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