Monday, 19 November 2018

Welland Canal. August 7, 2015

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Wagenborg's Beatrix below Lock 2.
More about Wagenborg, Click Here.

General Cargo
Gross Tonnage:  8911;  Summer DWT:  13850;  Net tonnage:  4419
Built:  2009
Beam:  17.2m;  Draft:  8.3m;  Length;  154.6m
Grain:  17420 cu. m.
TEU:  475  (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit.  Measures a container ship's cargo carrying capacity.  One container is 20 feet long, 8 feet tall. A large container ship can carry in excess of 14,000 TEUs.)

Engine:  Wartsila, 9 cylinders, 4500 kW, 750 rpm, 320 mm engine stroke.
1 x Controllable Pitch propellor.
Fuel capacity:  944 t

BBC Manitoba below Lock 2.  Among other names it has carried:  Beluga Formation, Thorco Diamond, Thorco Dane.

General Cargo
Gross Tonnage:  9611;  Summer DWT:  12705;  Net tonnage:  4260
Built:  2003
Beam:  21m;  Draft:  8.01m;  Length;  138.07m
Grain:  15953 cu. m.
TEU:  665
Ballast:  5003 t

2 cranes120 / 95 / 75 / 55 t

Engine:  6M43C, 6 cylinders, 4500 kW, 500 rpm, 430 mm engine stroke, 430 mm engine bore.
1 x Controllable Pitch propeller.
Fuel capacity:  971 t

Tug Victorious pushing the tank barge John J Carrick below Lock 2.  Victorious now sails as Leo A McArthur.  History of McAsphalt Click Here.

Pusher Tug
Gross Tonnage:  1299;  Summer DWT:  902;  Net tonnage:  389
Built:  2009
Beam:  14m;  Draft:  7.1m;  Length;  37m
Grain:  17420 cu. m.

Engine:  Caterpillar Motoren, 6 cylinders, 3960 kW, 255 mm engine stroke.
2 x Controllable Pitch propellor.
Fuel capacity:  944 t

Puffin below Lock 2.  I sailed on this ship as an Ice Navigator in the Gulf of St Lawrence.  It currently (November 2018) sails as Greendale.

As Puffin the ship was part of Canfornav's fleet.  Click Here.

General Cargo
Net tonnage:  12065
Beam:  23.7m;  Draft:  11.27m;  Length;  199.9m
Grain:  42779 cu. m.
Ballast:  8293 t

Engine:  Hudong 6S46MC-C, 6 cylinders, 7860 kW, 750 rpm, 320 mm engine stroke, 460 mm engine bore.
1 x Solid propellor.

Fuel capacity:  1776 t

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