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Ferry undergoing sea-trials in 2007

 

Ferry leaving Fowey

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Bessie James  (Call Sign MT2U 8)

Type: Procharter 40

Construction: GRP

Dimensions: 12.3m x 3.7m

Year of Build: 2007

Engine: 500 HP Caterpillar C9, single prop

Equipment: Navman 24 mile radar MD 3404

2 x Navman colour plotter / sounder 8120

icom M505 DSC radio.  

Colour of hull: Red with white wheelhouse

Colour of deck: Grey

Aft deck: White canopy shelter on a tubular framework

Speed: Cruises at 15 kts, top speed 20 kts

Fuel: Diesel-2 tanks at 75 gals each

Passenger Certificate: Class VI for 50 passengers

  

Cornish copper miners Our first ferry was named "Hannibal James" after the skipper's great great great grandfather - a copper miner from Breage. Detail from 'Disaster' by Walter Langley Our new vessel is named after Hannibal's wife, Elizabeth.
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