1965 Don-de-Dieu 2003
Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter
Built at Montreal QC by Canadian Vickers Ltd., Hull 285
Built in two sections. Stern section keel laid June 12, 1964; launched Dec 8, 1964. Bow section built at Lauzon QC by Davie Shipbuilding Ltd. hull 94; keel laid June 8, 1964; launched April 20, 1965. Sections joined May 26, 1965 in the Davie drydock.
730’ LOA, 707’6” LBP, 75’ beam, 39’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired boilers, steam turbine engine, 9000 SHP
713.0 x 75.2 x 34.4, 17564 GT, 12529 NT Can 322232 to:
Seagrams Ltd., Montreal QC. Chartered under a lease-buy agreement “Angel Plan” to Eastern Lake Carriers Ltd., Papachristidis Co., Mgr. (home port Montreal QC)
Entered service July 1965 sailing light to Port Cartier QC for a cargo of iron ore for Gary IN. Up Welland Canal July 22, 1965
Sold 1967 to Labrador Steamship Co., Montreal QC, Pickands Mather & Co., Mgr. and renamed V. W. Scully.
Sold 1972 to Algoma Central Railway, Sault Ste. Marie ON (home port Sault Ste. Marie ON)
Renamed Algosound 1987
Management transferred 1990 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.
Self-unloader and straight deck management organizations of these firms merged 2000 into a single firm, Seaway Marine Transport, St. Catharines ON
Sold for scrap 2003 to Indian shipbreakers. Cleared Montreal QC June 2, 2004 towed by Ukrainian tug Akhtiar. Tow arrived Aliaga India Aug 23, 2004.