USCGC FRANK DREW (WLM-557) - Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.       Call sign - NKDL     IMO number - 9177258     Owner - United States Coast Guard

Location - Downbound in the Welland Canal at Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - 30 July 1999
Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archives - 7 Aug 1999     Last updated - 18 Sep 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - December 1995
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - 05 Dec 1998
  Delivered - 01 Jun 1999

  (a) Frank Drew - U.S.A.

  As of September 2003 Frank Drew was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - "Juniper Class" Seagoing bouy tender
  Gross tonnage - 903
  Net tonnage - 132
  Deadweight tonnage - 200
  Full load capacity - 840 LT
  L.O.A. - 53.30 meters (174'0")
  L.B.P. - 47.24 meters (154'10")
  Width overall - 10.97 meters (36'0")
  Width moulded - 10.97 meters (36'0")
  Draught - 2.41 meters (7'11")
  Depth - 4.34 meters (14'3")
  Crane - 1, 10 tonne deck crane
  Crane boom - 12.8 meters of 42 feet
  Deck area - 1,335 square ft.

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Marinette Marine Corporation
  Country - Marinette, Wisconsin
  Hull number - 557
  Engine builder - Caterpillar
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - Caterpillar 3608TA engine
  Horsepower - 1,006 bhp or 739 kW
  Speed - 15 knots
  Bow thuster hp - 1, 460 horsepower
  Steering gear - Ulstein 360 degree steerable Z-Drive
  Official # - ??

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions

Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register & Keeper Class Coastal Bouytenders website
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