|Photographer:||Rudi Rabe [View profile]||Title:||AVON FOREST||Added:||May 22, 2005|
|Avon Forest lower St. Lawerence 1975.
Built for Burnett Steamship Company Limited of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, a subsidiary of Federal Commerce & Navigation Company Limited of Montreal.
Built at Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd., St. Catharines
Length Overall: 683'0 Beam: 75'0
Maximum Draft: 29'6"
Maximum Deadweights: 19,850 tons
Capacity:1,250,000 cubic feet
Automobile Capacity:2,250 cars
Acquired by the US Department of Transportation (Maritime Administration) and renamed Cape Lambert, assigned to the Maritime Administration's Ready Reserve Force. Removed from the RRF, February 2000, and assigned to the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River, Fort Eustis, VA.