Leitch, Gordon C. 1

1952                            Gordon C. Leitch     1                                     1985       

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Midland ON by Midland Shipbuilding Co., Hull 36
Launched Aug 28, 1952

663’3” LOA, 647’ LBP, 67’ beam, 35’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired boilers, Skinner Unaflow engine, 4000 IHP

Enrolled at
647.3 x 67.2 x 30.4, 12460 GT, 9112 NT     Can 178248     to:
Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Toronto ON (home port Toronto ON)

Entered service Nov 11, 1952 clearing Midland ON for Fort William ON

Fleet renamed Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd. 1959

Laid up Dec 22, 1981 at Toronto ON and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1985 to Portuguese shipbreakers.  Cleared Quebec QCwith str. R. Bruce Angus under tow.  Tow arrived Setubal Portugal Aug 20, 1985

IMO 5133694

 

5218

 

 

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