USCGC FRANK DREW - Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.       Call sign - NDBC     IMO number - 9155535     Owner - United States Coast Guard

Location - Photographed while downbound in the Welland Canal at Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - 30 May 1996
Photographer - Jim Hoffman     Added to archive - 4 Mar 2003     Last updated - 28 Apr 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - February 1993
  Keel laid - 2 May 1994
  Launched - 24 June 1995
  Delivered - November 1995

  (a) Juniper - U.S.A.

  As of March 2003 Juniper was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Seagoing bouy tender (Juniper Class flagship)
  Gross tonnage - 1,300
  Net tonnage - 578
  Deadweight tonnage - 350
  L.O.A. - 68.58 meters (217'3")
  L.B.P. - 62.79 meters (196'3")
  Width overall - 14.02 meters (34'9")
  Width moulded -
  Draught - 4.42 meters
  Depth - 5.98 meters
  Cranes - 1 deck crane capacity?

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Marinette Marine Corporation
  Country - Marinette, Wisconsin
  Hull number - 201
  Engine builder - Caterpillar
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - Caterpillar 3608TA engine
  Horsepower - 6,205 bhp or 4,563 kW
  Speed - 15 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - bow thruster ?hp
  Official # - ??

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

* Stationed - ??
* February 2003 she was one of several Coast Guard vessels that responded to a huge gasoline fire aboard a barge in New York Harbor

Information sources - Marine News - Journal of the World Ship Society & Lloyds Registers
Additional information -

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