Lake Manitoba

1968                                     Lake Manitoba                                                              

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lauzon QC by Davie Shipbuilding Ltd., Hull 665
Keel laid Oct 11, 1967;  launched May 9, 1968

730’ LOA, 709’3” LBP, 75’ beam, 39’8” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired diesel engine, 9500 BHP

Enrolled at
712.1 x 75.2 x 36.2, 17820 GT, 13475 NT     Can 329344     to:
Nipigon Transport Ltd., Montreal QC (home port Winnipeg Manitoba)

Entered service July 1968

Home port to Edmonton 1978

Fleet sold late 1986 to Algoma Central Railway, Sault Ste. Marie ON and vessel renamed Algomarine 1987

Converted to self-unloader 1989 at St. Catharines ON by Port Weller Dry Docks
Remeasured to 18339 GT, 13881 NT

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

IMO 6816607

In service 2011 for Algoma Central Corp.









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