Vanguard Shipping
(Great Lakes) Ltd.

Vessel Particulars

MV J.W. SHELLEY

The J.W. Shelley consists of 6 cargo holds with lake hatch covers with a total cubic capacity of 1,300,845 cu. ft..
  • GRT- 17,801
  • NRT- 13,493
  • LENGTH-O.A.- 730’-0” (222.50m)
  • BEAM- 75’-0” (22.86m)
  • DEPTH- 39’-08” (12.09m)
  • HORSEPOWER- 8,000 BHP (5,696 KW)

CAPACITIES

  • 17 HATCHES servicing 6 CARGOHOLDS
  • TOTAL CARGO CUBIC CAPACITY- 1,300,845
  • NO.1 – 174,313 cu.ft
  • NO.2, 3, 4, 5 – 218,672 cu.ft
  • NO.6 – 251,844 cu.ft

WHEAT

  • 27,094 mt. @ 26’-6” (8.08m)

IRON ORE

  • 28,856 mt. @ mid-summer draft of 27’-09” (8.46 m)

HATCH OPENINGS

  • 17 HATCHES @ 47’-0” by 20’-0” (14.33m by 6.10m)

MACHINERY

  • Main Propulsion-4 Fairbanks Morse 12 cyl. Main engines
  • Auxiliaries- 2 Caterpillar D398’s and 1 Caterpillar D379 main generator sets
  • 800 BHP (598KW) BOW THRUSTER (electric drive).

OTHER

  • 459 mt of Marine Diesel
  • 81 mt of Potable Water
  • 11,332 mt of Ballast Water