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Sir Robert Bond - IMO 7391903

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Photographer:Dean Porter [View profile]Title:Sir Robert BondAdded:Aug 29, 2005
Captured:IMO:7391903Hits:1,436
Photo Category: Ferries
Description:
Built in 1975 as a railcar ferry, the SIR ROBERT BOND is shown in this photo arriving Lewisporte Aug 25, 2005. Once operated by Marine Atlantic, the Bond and the Labrador ferry service was handed over to the province of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1998 by the Federal Government, this also included the Northern Ranger.
The Bond now operates once a week from Lewisporte, stopping in Carwright and then on to Goose Bay.
When first built, she operated on the gulf, but was moved to the Labrador service after the sinking of the William Carson. The Bond services Labrador from early June to early December, then spending the winter tied up in Lewisporte.
Length 444 feet
horsepower, 8800.
Vessel Identification
Name:Sir Robert Bond
IMO:7391903
Flag:Canada
MMSI:316003370
Callsign:VGSS
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:11,197 tons
Summer DWT:3,726 tons

Additional Information
Home port:St.john´s
Class society:Lloyd´s Shipping Register
Build year:1975
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Barry Dewling on Aug 30, 2005 12:52 (11 years ago)
Nice ship Dean,but my favorite ship was the one the Bond replaced.The William Carson.
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