Saguenay 2

1964                                       Saguenay     2                                        2004

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lauzon QC by Davie Shipbuilding Ltd., Hull 647
Launched June 18, 1964

730’ LOA, 709’6” LBP, 75’2” beam, 44’8” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired diesel engines, 9400 SHP

Enrolled at
712.4 x 75.2 x 36.2, 18058 GT, 13009 NT     Can 322994     to:
Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service Aug 1964.  Up Welland Canal Aug 17, 1964

Deepened and converted to self-unloader 1972 at Thunder Bay ON by Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co.
Remeasured to 20148 GT, 14948 NT

Laid up Nov 30, 1972 at Toronto ON and did not operate again for this fleet

Hull strengthened 1977 at Collingwood ON by Collingwood Shipyards Ltd. to permit service on the coal run from Sydney NS to Hamilton ON

Laid up Nov 30, 1992 at Toronto ON and did not operate again

Sold 1997 to Pierre Gagne Contracting Ltd., Thunder Bay ON for use as a spoils holding unit for contaminated harbor dredgings in Thunder Bay harbor and towed to Thunder Bay

Renamed M. A. C. Gagne 1998

Sold for scrap 2004 to Bangladesh shipbreakers.  Cleared Montreal QC June 7, 2004 towed by Netherlands tug Simoon.

IMO 6416873






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