Lake Express Specifications

Builder: Austal USA

Designer: Austal Ships

Owner/Operator: Lake Express LLC/Hornblower Marine Services Inc.

Mission: High Speed Car/Passenger Ferry

Length: 192’  Beam: 57’ Depth: 16’5”

Maximum Draft: 7’10”

Hull Material: Aluminum

Main Propulsion: (4) MTU 16V4000M70, 3,111 hp @ 2,000 rpm

Marine Gear: (4) ZF 7550

Waterjets: (4) Kamewa 80SII

Ship’s Service Power: (2) MTU 6R183, 220kw

Speed: 34 knots

Passenger Capacity: 248

Crew Capacity: 8

Vehicle Capacity: 46 cars

Tankage (Gallons): Fuel, 14,000; potable water, 1,940

Electronics: Sperry Bridgemaster navigation system, MarineLink communication system

Other Systems: MarineDynamics Inc., ride-control system

Certification: U.S. Coast Guard Subchapter K

Delivery Date: May 4, 2004

About the author

Workboat Staff

Leave A Reply

© Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.