New Quedoc

1960                               New Quedoc                                  1985

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lauzon QC by Davie Shipbuilding Ltd., Hull 624
Launched June 15, 1960

605’ LOA, 590’ LBP, 62’ beam, 33 ’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired boilers, steam turbine engine, 4400 SHP

Enrolled at
590.5 x 62.2 x 29.3, 9957 GT, 7267 NT     Can 313931     to:
N. M. Paterson & Sons Ltd., Fort William ON (home port Fort William ON)

Entered service 1960.  First cargo into the Great Lakes, iron ore from Labrador up Welland Canal Sept 5, 1960 and arrived at Trenton MI later the same day.

Renamed Quedoc  (2) 1963

Sold for scrap 1985 to Corostel Trading Ltd.  Resold to Caribbean shipbreakers.  Cleared Quebec QC July 1, 1985 with str. Senator of Canada towed by tug Capt. Ioannis S. for Curacao.

IMO 5287873

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember III p. 316

 

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