Canadian Progress

1968                                   Canadian Progress                                           

Steel self-unloading Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at St. Catharines ON by Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd., Hull 48
Built in dry dock;  keel laid June 5, 1967;  floated June 5, 1968
Built to carry coal from Lake Erie ports to Ontario Hydro stations on Lake Ontario

730’ LOA, 724’ LBP, 75’ beam, 46’6” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired diesel engines, 4000 BHP

Enrolled at
721.8 x 75.1 x 37.4, 21436 GT, 16608 NT     Can 328735     to:
Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd., Toronto ON (home port Toronto ON)

Entered service 1968

Repowered 1990 with new diesels at Windsor ON by Sandrin Brothers

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 Progress

IMO 6821999

In service 2011 for Algoma Central Corp.






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