(1980) 1986 Clarkson Carrier
Steel self-unloading cement barge
Built at Singapore by Robin Shipyard (PTE) Ltd., Hull 310
Launched as Bigorange XVI, a self-propelled vessel with outboard engines for service on rivers in the Middle East. Renamed Says 1984 and Al-Sayb 7 1985. Sold 1986 to owners below, converted to barge with notched stern for pushing by a tug, renamed Clarkson Carrier and came to the Great Lakes.
335’ LOA, 76’8” beam, 17’9” depth
Enrolled at Can 710464 to:
St. Lawrence Cement Co., Mississauga ON
Entered Great Lakes service Nov 1986 towed by tug Petite Forte
Sold 1994 to St. Marys Cement Co., Toronto ON snd renamed St. Marys Cement III.
Laid up Sept 1, 2000 at Green Bay WI for service as a cement storage barge.
Laid up Green Bay WI