Canadian Enterprise

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

Enrolled at
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

IMO 7726677

In service 2011 for Algoma Central Corp.





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