QUEEN OF SURREY - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada       Call sign - VG8177     IMO number - 7902221
Owner - Xerox Canada Finance Inc., Canada     Operator/Manager - British Columbia Ferry Service, British Columbia, Canada

Location - Photographed while she was underway at Horseshoe Bay, British Columbia, Canada      Photograph Date - 26 July 2003
Photographer - Rick Garcia    Added to archive - 7 Jan 2004     Last updated - 7 Jan 2004

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - May 1979
  Keel laid - unknown
  Launched - August 1980
  Delivered - April 1981
  Construction cost - $29.0 million (US)

  (a) Queen of Surrey - Canada

  As of January 2004 Queen of Surrey was still in service
  She has sailed as such for her entire career

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Passenger & vehicle ferry
  Gross tonnage - 6,969
  Net tonnage - 4,473
  Deadweight tonnage - 1,099
  L.O.A. - 139.35 meters (456'9")
  L.B.P. - 127.21 meters (417'0")
  Width overall - 27.59 meters (90'5.5")
  Width moulded - 27.54 meters (90'3.5")
  Draught - 5.512 meters (18'1")
  Depth - 7.93 meters (26'0")
  Loading doors - 1 bow & 1 stern
  Maximum vehicle width - 4.30 meters (14'1")
  Maximum vehicle height - 4.42 meters (14'5")
  Total length of lanes - 1,898 meters (6,221'8")
  Automobile capacity - 264
  Trailer capacity - 14
  Passenger capacity - 1,465
  Designed for service in the Straits of Georgia, Canada

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Burrard Yarrows Corporation
  Country - North Vancouver, B.C., Canada
  Hull number - 100
  Engine builder - Krupp MaK Maschinenbau GmbH
  Country - Kiel, Germany
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - MaK (model 12M551AK) 12-cyl diesels
  Horsepower - 11,860 bhp or 8,724 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil
  Diesel oil capacity - 345.0 tonnes
  Rate of consumption - 21.8 tonnes/day
  Speed - 21.0 knots
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Steering gear - 1 standard rudder
  Bow thuster - 1 (? hp)
  Generators - 4 x 400kW 480V 60Hz a.c.

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..


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Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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