McGiffin, J. W.

1972                                    J. W. McGiffin                                                               

Steel self-unloading Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Collingwood ON by Collingwood Shipyards Ltd., Hull 197
Launched Dec 16, 1971

730’ LOA, 720’6” LBP, 75’ beam, 46’6” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, oil-fired diesel engines, 9000 BHP

Enrolled at
720.6 x 75.0 x 46.6, 22716 GT, 16598 NT     Can 331086     to:
Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service April 20, 1972 clearing Collingwood ON light for Sandusky OH

Rebuilt 1999 at St. Catharines ON by Port Weller Dry Docks with new forebody built to take advantage of the new maximum dimensions allowed for transit through the St. Lawrence Seaway and renamed CSL Niagara.

IMO 7128423

In service 2011 for Canada Steamship Lines








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