Manicouagan 2

1955                                        Manicouagan     2                          1967 (1977)

Steel twin-screw St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Newport Wales by Atlantic Ship Building Co., Hull 2
Launched June 21, 1955

259’ LOA, 252’3” LBP, 43’9” beam, 22’6” depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, 2 oil-fired diesel engines, 1220 BHP

Enrolled at
251.7 x 44.0 x 20.8, 2314 GT, 1658 NT     Can 198000     to:
Quebec & Ontario Transportation Co., Thorold ON (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service Aug 1, 1955

Renamed Col. Robert R. McCormick 1955

Sold 1967 for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Montagu Bay (B.W.I.) 1967 and (Panama) 1973 and Linda 1977

Sprang leak May 16, 1977  50 miles SE of Miami FL and beached off Molasses Reef.  Returned to Miami and sank again.  Taken to deep water Dec 21, 1977 and scuttled.

IMO 5077254

 

5504

 

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