Brady E. Himmelman

The Brady E. Himmelman is a 14-car cable ferry that crosses the LaHave River from LaHave to East LaHave.


LOA: 27 metres
Beam: 12.8 metres
Depth: 2.03 metres
GRT: 170
Vessel Type: Passenger Ferry
Complement: 95 passengers
4 crew – (99 total)
Classification: Sheltered Waters (Minor Waters Class II)
Main Engines: 4 stroke Caterpillar C4.4 Marine Auxiliary Engine
Propulsion: NA
Cruise Speed: 6 knots
Max Speed: 8 knots
Fuel Capacity: 5668 litres
Water Capacity: 2283 litres
Owner: NSTIR
Shipyard: A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd

Machinery and Auxiliary Systems

4 stroke Caterpillar C4.4 Marine Auxiliary Engine rated 143 BHP at 1800 rpm.

2 x Hagglund hydraulic motors each driving one of the bullwheels.


Steel and aluminum structural materials

Design Drawings


Design Renders and Vessel Pictures