1966                                  Feux-Follets                                   

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Collingwood ON by Collingwood Shipyards Ltd., Hull 188
Keel laid Nov 15, 1966;  launched June 16, 1967
Last steam powered freighter built on the Great Lakes

730’ LOA, 709’ LBP, 75’ beam, 39’8” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired boilers, steam turbine engine, 9000 SHP

Enrolled at
712.6 x 75.2 x 36.2, 18845 GT, 13768 NT     Can 325746     to:
Papachristidis Co. Ltd., Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service Oct 12, 1967 clearing Collingwood ON light for Port Arthur ON

Sold 1972 to Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd., Toronto ON and renamed Canadian Leader

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

IMO 6719330

In service 2010 with Upper Lakes Shipping




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