Lake Express

Builder: Austal USA

Designer: Austal Ships

Owner: Lake Express LLC

Operator: Hornblower Marine Services Inc.

Mission: High-speed passenger/vehicle ferry

Length: 192’  Beam: 57’

Depth: 16’5”

Maximum Draft: 7’10”

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

Hull Material: Aluminum

Passenger Capacity: 248

Vehicle Capacity: 46 cars

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

Ancillary Equipment: Marine Dynamics Inc. ride-control system

Classification: U.S. Coast Guard Subchapter K

Delivery Date: May 2004

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