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Photographer:Rudi Rabe [View profile]Title:Avon ForestAdded:May 22, 2005
Photo Category: Vehicle Carriers
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.
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Bjørn Knudsen on Oct 29, 2012 12:56 (4 years ago)
Avon Forest

harleychris on Oct 29, 2012 11:35 (4 years ago)
old ship of mine in the 1970s. great ship great crew. chris roberts
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