1979 Canadian Enterprise
Steel self-unloading Great Lakes bulk freighter
Built at St. Catharines ON by Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd., Hull 65
Built in dry dock. Keel laid Nov 1, 1978; floated August 18, 1979
Built with Danish-developed hull design to increase fuel efficiency, allowing use of smaller engines than the two totaling 10000 BHP installed in sister vessel Canadian Transport.
730’ LOA, 723’10 LBP, 75’8” beam, 46’6” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired diesel engines, 8750 BHP
724 x 76 x 42, 23395 GT, 16074 NT Can 391204 to:
Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd., Toronto ON (home port Toronto ON)
Entered service Dec 13, 1979
Management transferred 1993 to Seaway Self-Unloaders, St. Catharines ON, a vessel operation and management joint venture of Algoma Central Railway and ULS Corporation to operate their self-unloading vessels, ULS Corporation, Mgr.
Self-unloader and straight deck management organizations of these firms merged 2000 into a single firm, Seaway Marine Transport, St. Catharines ON
Fleet sold 2011 to Algoma Central Corporation, St. Catharines ON and vessel renamed Algoma Enterprise
In service 2011 for Algoma Central Corp.