1971 317' x 67.5' x 16'7" Steel Canadian Double End Truck/Car/Passenger Ferry

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City:   other
Year:   1971
Length:   317 m
Condition:   Good
Flag:   Canadian

1971 317' x 67.5' x 16'7" Steel Canadian Double End, Truck/Car/Passenger Ferry

FLAG                                        Canadian

TYPE OF VESSEL                        Double end, car-day passenger ferry

WHERE BUILT                            Canada

WHEN BUILT                             1971  (entered service 1973)

CLASS                                       Transport Canada CSI for home trade III voyages

GROSS TONNAGE                       3038.83

NET TONNAGE                          1593.56

SUMMER DEADWEIGHT               1375

LIGHTSHIP DRAFT                      13’00”

LOADED DRAFT                         16’07”

LENGTH OVER ALL                     317’

BREADTH                                  67’06”

MOULDED DEPTH                       23’03”

SUMMER FREEBOARD                 6’09”

NUMBER OF DECKS                    3 decks (1 deck for trucks, 1 for cars, 1 for passengers)

ACCESS DOORS                          One bow door, one stern door, each 15’07” wide

CLEARANCE BETWEEN DECKS     14’06” between main deck and car deck

                                                8’09” between car deck and passenger deck

SEATING CAPACITY          A total of 485 passengers seating: 109 in seating lounge                                                                               142 in dining room, 132 on deck

TRUCK CAPACITY                      Tractor-trailers (65’): 14 units

                                                Cars only: 164 cars; trucks: 29 trucks

                                                Truck-car combination: 14 tractor trailers + 86 cars

LANE METERS                            1045 lane meters, 4.27 m. width

MAIN ENGINES                           2 X RUSTON 16 CSVM, 3200 shaft HP each

GEAR BOXES                    2 X English Electric (RUSTON) gear boxes

PROPELLERS                    2 X variable pitch VOITH SCHNEIDER Cycloidal

                                                Propellers, model 366/225, 14’05” diameter

                                                (one at each end of the ferry).

SKEGS                             2 (one at each end)

GENERATORS                   2 X CUMMINS NTA8555G2, 465 HP each, driving

                                      2 X ONAN 30DDFC8 generators, 480V, 413 Amp., 60 cycles.                                             

                                      1 X RUSTON PAXMAN 4RPH2MK7, 153 Hp driving

                                      1 X SIEMENS 248 generator, 480 V., 150 Amp., 60 cy.

SPEED / CONSUMPTION              17 knots@120 gals/hour

                                                12 knots @ 100 gals/hour

TOTAL FUEL CAPACITY              231.20 tons (4 tanks)

FRESH WATER CAPACITY  55.40 tons (2 tanks)

AIR CONDITIONING           Yes, throughout the ship

SEWAGE SYSTEM              Yes, as per international regulations

OILY WATER SEPARATOR  Yes (mandatory in Canada)

All engines, generators, pumps, valves etc were rebuilt and inspected during past 18 months.

NOTE  The ferry could be a real asset for river or near coastal trade; to built such vessel today would be around $60,000,000 + US.

This vessel still has 15 to 20 good operating years left in her.

The present owner was in the process of converting this ferry for a dredging project and then his  plans changed.  It is now being sold as is, where is.

This vessel could be used to carrying equipment or as a ferry again.


PRICE: $2,500,000 USD as is, where is

Reference No. PV2225

Contact info
Contact Name: Peggy Scruton  
Email: sms@scrutonmarine.com
Address: 49 John Street, Port Dover, Ontario, Canada N0A 1N7
Phone: 51******** Show phone
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