M.V. Yankcanuck
Self Loading & Unloading General Cargo Vessel (Crane)

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Built: 1963
Gross Tonnage: 3208
Net Tonnage: 1898
Speed: 12 MPH
Range: 5000 Miles
Length: 324'
Breadth: 49'
Draught: 21'
Coast Guard: Hometrade II

1 Cooper Bessimer 1860BHP @ 300 RPM
2 Cummins @ 250KW - 600V
Deck Machinery
1 - 30 ton hydraulic traveling crane, 8c/y clam, or 83" magne
Anchor winch is electric with two anchors
Cargo Hold Capacity
3 hold Fwd 84490 ft3, Mid 17740 ft3, Aft 95570 ft3
Hatch sizes - Fwd 86'x36', Mid 17'x36', Aft 88x36'
Total bale cap, 174,924 ft3
Loading on Hatches - 400/sq.ft
Navigation Equipment
Wheel house control
2 Radars
2 VHF radios
2 SSB radios
1 DGPS - Electronic Charts
1 Weather Fax
2 Cell Telephone - Fax
Auto Pilot
2 Gyros
36 inch diameter Bow Thruster
5200 Tons Carrying Capacity (Midsummer Draft)
4600 Tons Carrying Capacity (Winter Draft)
27 Berths
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Showing stern view of 1466 Koehring Deck Mounted Crane

Loading slabs into #2 hatch.

Loading aggregate with 8 C.Y. Hydraulic Clam Bucket

8 C.Y. Hydraulic Clam Bucket

Yankcanuck completing delivery of 160,000 tons of Synthetic Gypsum.

Purvis Marine Limited
1 Pim Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 3G3
Web: www.purvismarine.com
Email: info@purvismarine.com
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