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Photo Details
Photographer:Kent Malo [View profile]Title:BBC PLATAAdded:Oct 12, 2007
Captured:IMO:9291975Hits:843
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 2000-2010 (Over 3000gt)
Description:
Stern photo of BBC Plata IMO 9291975 while down bound in the St Lawrence Seaway above Cote Ste. Catherine lock (2)July 19, 1975
Vessel Identification
Name:Bbc Plata
IMO:9291975
Flag:Antigua & Barbuda
MMSI:304746000
Callsign:V2BN8
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:9,618 tons
Summer DWT:12,837 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Saint John's
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:2005
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Kent Malo on Jul 29, 2005 02:49 (12 years ago)
They slowed down for a tug and barge loading corn, and a laker unloading, normal speed is 6 knots I believe, the pilot on the BBC Plata was Telling the Captain of the Atlantic Huron over the vhf radio he had stopped his engine but the wind was pushing the vessel at 3.9 knots. Thanks for the comment.
John Jones on Jul 23, 2005 23:05 (12 years ago)
Yes lovely perspective here Kent. Looks like the ships go fairly slow here to avoid wash damage to the banks?
Regards
John J.
Matt Ruscher on Jul 21, 2005 02:37 (12 years ago)
fantastic stern angle, came out great
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