(1964) 1974 Jennifer 1974
Steel ocean freighter
Built at Lauzon QC by George T. Davie Shipyard, Hull 91
Launched as Cacouna for ocean service. Renamed Lorna P. 1972.
204’ LOA, 36’ beam, 18’ depth
1 deck, oil-fired diesel engine,
194.5 x 36.1 x 15.6, 1092 GT, 635 NT Can 313980 to:
Matthews Shipping Co., Quebec QC (home port Charlottetown PE)
Chartered to Algoma Steel Co. to carry finished steel products to Lake Michigan ports
Foundered Dec 1, 1974 24 miles southwest of Charlevoix MI, Lake Michigan. None lost; 4 rescued by U. S. Coast Guard helicopter and 11 by British MV Fortuna. Was carrying 1400 tons of steel from Sault Ste. Marie ON to Milwaukee WI. The cargo apparently shifted in a heavy sea.