A Ship picture that is represented by the ship name - CAPE LOBOS
Year Built
1972
Official Number
694202
Ship Yard
Port Weller Drydocks
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Roll On/Roll Off
MARAD Type
--
Ship Length
682.0 feet
Beam
75.00 feet
Mast Height
137.0 feet
Net Tons
10164 tons
Gross Tons
15005 tons
Cargo Capacity
56600 square feet
Draft, Summer
19.90 tons
Draft, Lightweight
12.0 tons
Displacement, Summer
30360 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
12000 tons
Immersion, Summer
100.0 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
81.0 tons
Fate
--


Historical Narrative



The Maritime Administration has completed a National Register of Historic Places eligibility assessment for Cape Lobos which includes a narrative history of the vessel.  It can be viewed in the Documents section.

Vessel Name History

1972 - 1980: Laurentian Forest
1980 - 1985: Grand Encounter
1985 - 1986: Laurentian Forest
1986 - 1988: Federal Seaway
1988 - present: Cape Lobos

Photo Descriptions

1.) Cape Lobos, portside, MARAD file photo.
2.) Cape Lobos, portside, MARAD file photo.
3.) Cape Lobos, portside, MARAD file photo.
4.) Cape Lobos, portside, MARAD file photo.
5.) Cape Lobos, underway, MARAD file photo.
6.) Cape Lobos, at dock, MARAD file photo.
7.) Cape Lobos, portside, MARAD file photo.

Photo Captions

1.) Cape Lobos at the Beaumont Reserve Fleet; stern view.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
2.) Cape Lobos at the Beaumont Reserve Fleet, bow view.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
3.) Cape Lobos at the Beaumont Reserve Fleet; stern view.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
4.) Cape Lobos and Cape Lambert, with Cape Lobos inboard, at layberth.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
5.) Cape Lobos underway.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
6.) Cape Lobos at layberth; view of stern ramp. MARAD file photo.  Date unknown

Historical Documents
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CAPE LOBOS Cargo Lashing Plan (hand drawn).pdf The default expand picture that is represented by a plus sign The default generic picture representing a download icon

Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 7/17/1987

Event: Acquisition
Date: 7/17/1987

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/25/1997

ENRTE: NORSHIPCO in Norfolk VA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/26/1997

At NORSHIPCO for topside repairs
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/9/1997

Conducting sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 4/11/1997

Completed sea trial at homeport
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/22/1998

ENRTE: GMD S/Y for scheduled drydocking
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/24/1998

At GMD S/Y for drydocking
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/29/1998

Conducting sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/31/1998

Completed sea trial at homeport
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/27/1999

Maintenance sea trial to Lamberts Point
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/29/1999

Completed sea trial/In for deactivation
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/29/1999

Under tow to JRRF
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/29/1999

At new homeport JRRF
Event: Ship Name Change
Date: 1/1/2001

Ship FEDERAL SEAWAY changes name to CAPE LOBOS
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/13/2003

ENRTE: Moon Engineering Portsmouth VA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/13/2003

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/1/2003

Conducting sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/1/2003

Stern tube failure | Sea trial aborted
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/1/2003

Conducting sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/5/2003

At load port | MSC OPCON 03/12/03
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/19/2003

Return f/ OP IRAQI FREEDOM|New Homeport
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/20/2003

Under tow to Tampa S/B & Repair
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/28/2003

At Tampa S/B & Repair for drydocking
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/1/2003

Conducting sea trial to Wilmington NC
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/3/2003

Completed repairs and sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/22/2004

Turbo Activation 04-7 sea trial | MSC OPCON
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/25/2004

Completed Turbo Activation 04-7 sea trial | MARAD OPCON
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/20/2005

ENRTE: N. Carolina state pier for Maritime Day event
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/20/2005

At N. Carolina state pier
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/23/2005

ENRTE: ROS Berth
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/23/2005

Returned from Maritime Day event at NC State pier
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/19/2006

ENRTE: N. Carolina state pier for 2006 Maritime Day event
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/19/2006

At N. Carolina state pier
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/22/2006

ENRTE: ROS Berth
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/22/2006

Returned from 2006 Maritime Day event at NC State pier
Event:
Date: 7/28/2006

Event:
Date: 7/28/2006

Event:
Date: 7/28/2006

Arrived in the BRF in conjunction with downgrade and lay-up.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/28/2006

Arrived in the BRF in conjunction with downgrade and lay-up.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/28/2006

Arrived in the BRF in conjunction with downgrade and lay-up.
Event:
Date: 2/5/2009

NDRF Status changed from Military Useful to Emergency Sealift as of 2-5-09.
Event: Status
Date: 9/30/2013

Vessel status changed to non-retention in accordance with FY13 Downgrade Plan.
Event: Disposal
Date: 9/30/2014

Vessel downgraded to disposal.

Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
9/26/2014 Cape Lobos National Register Eligibility Assessment.pdf The default expand icon picture which is by default a plus sign The download picture that indicates an icon for downloading action.
10/12/2016 Historical CAPE LOBOS Cargo Lashing Plan (hand drawn).pdf The default expand icon picture which is by default a plus sign The download picture that indicates an icon for downloading action.

Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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