Lorne M. Ledcor specifications

Owner/Operator: Ledcor Resources and Transportation Ltd.
Builder: Bracewell Marine Group Ltd.
Designer: A.G. McIlwain Ltd.
Dimensions: 48’ x 22.5’ x 10’
Mission: Barge towing in the Fraser River & Gulf of Georgia
Crew size: 2-4


Engines: (2) Caterpillar C-18 ACERT, TC/AC, 671 hp at 1800 rpm
Bollard pull: 17.4 metric tons
Vessel speed: 10 knots
Propellers: (2) three-blade Osborne 64-inch diameter, 72-inch pitch in 64.5-inch fixed nozzles
Rudders: (2) each nozzle
Gearbox: Twin Disc MG-5170 DC at 5.95:1 ratio
Auxiliary generators: (2) Kubota 30-kW gensets, 120/240 VAC, 60 Hz single phase 
Winch engine: Caterpillar 3056 TC, 101 hp at 1200 rpm

Deck equipment:

Winches: Burrard Iron Works, hydraulic towing winch 
Cordage: towline 1,500 feet of 1.25-inch marine-approved plow towline and 65’ x 1.5” plow towing bridle.
Fendering: Schuyler Cos.

Navigation gear:

Radar: (1) Furuno FR8062/4
Compass: (1) ComNav G2 sat compass c/w interface board, (1) Autonautic 6-inch magnet compass
E-nav software: Hatteland chart display
Autopilot: ComNav 2001 with sat com interface and magnetic compass sensor
Environmental: Maretron wind and weather station
Steering: Kobelt Hydraulic wheel and ComNav electro-hydraulic tiller


Radio: (2) VHF, (1) SAILOR 6222 VHF DSC and (1) SAILOR 6148


Fuel: 50,000 gal.
Water: 400 gal.
Engine lube oil: 75 gal. 
Transmission lube oil: 40 gal.


Pumps: (2) FlowMax 10, self-priming centrifugal pumps, 160 gpm
Onboard fire suppression systems: Fixed CO2 flooding system  

By Professional Mariner Staff