1965 Rimouski 1995
Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter
Built at Collingwood ON by Collingwood Shipyards Ltd., Hull 181
Keel laid Aug 14, 1964; launched Feb 4, 1965
730’ LOA, 709’2” LBP, 75’ beam, 41’6” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired diesel engine, 9600 BHP
713.0 x 75.2 x 36.3, 18473 GT, 13753 NT Can 318688 to:
Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)
Entered service May 1965
Management transferred 1991 to Great Lakes Bulk Carriers, Winnipeg MB, a vessel operation and management joint venture of Canada Steamship Lines, Misener Shipping and Pioneer Shipping to operate their straight deck vessels, David K. Gardiner (COO of Misener), Mgr.
Laid up Dec 30, 1993 and did not operate again
Great Lakes Bulk Carriers discontinued 1994 and vessel sold to ULS Corporation, Toronto ON and renamed Canadian Harvest. Management transferred to Seaway Bulk Carriers, St. Catharines ON, a vessel operation and management joint venture of Algoma Central Railway and ULS Corporation to operate their straight deck vessels, ULS Corporation, Mgr. (Did not operate for this fleet).
Sold for scrap 1995 to Indian shipbreakers. Cleared Montreal May 2, 1995 with str. Canadian Pathfinder towed by Russian tug Neftegaz 16. Tow diverted to Mulgrave NS because of engine malfunction on tug; cleared Mulgrave Dec 1. Vessel broke in two in storm Dec 3, 1995 and sank. (Tow with Canadian Pathfinder arrived Alang India Feb 19, 1996.)