1963 Baie St. Paul 1995
Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter
Built at Lauzon QC by Davie Shipbuilding Ltd., Hull 63
Launched Nov 23, 1962
730’ LOA, 708’10” LBP, 75’ beam, 39’2” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired boilers, steam turbine engine, 9000 SHP
712.4 x 75.2 x 35.7, 17810 GT, 12423 NT Can 313967 to:
Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)
Entered service June 1963. Up Welland Canal June 8, 1963
Management transferred 1991 to Great Lakes Bulk Carriers, Winnipeg MB, a vessel operation and management joint venture of Canada Steamship Lines, Misener Shipping and Pioneer Shipping to operate their straight deck vessels, David K. Gardiner (COO of Misener), Mgr.
Laid up at Hamilton ON at end of 1992 season and did not operate again.
Great Lakes Bulk Carriers discontinued 1994 and vessel sold to ULS Corporation, Toronto ON and renamed Canadian Pathfinder. Management transferred to Seaway Bulk Carriers, St. Catharines ON, a vessel operation and management joint venture of Algoma Central Railway and ULS Corporation to operate their straight deck vessels, ULS Corporation, Mgr.
Sold for scrap 1995 to Indian shipbreakers. Cleared Montreal QC May 2, 1995 with str. Canadian Harvest towed by Russian tug Neftegaz –16. Canadian Harvest sank 112 miles NW of Sable Island, Atlantic Ocean Dec 5, 1995. Tow with this vessel arrived Alang India Feb 19, 1996.