Saskatchewan Pioneer

1983                           Saskatchewan Pioneer                                                                                    

Steel Great Lakes and ocean bulk freighter

Built at Glasgow Scotland by Govan Shipyards Ltd., Hull 258
Keel laid Sept 29, 1982;  launched July 13, 1983

730’ LOA, 711’8” LBP, 75’9” beam, 48’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, oil-fired diesel engine, 10880 BHP

Enrolled at
719.0 x 76.0 x 45.0, 21548 GT, 16052 NT     Can 395510     to:
Pioneer Shipping Ltd., St. Catharines ON, a subsidiary of James Richardson & Sons Ltd., Misener Transportation Ltd., Mgr. (home port Thunder Bay ON)

Entered Great Lakes service Oct 1983.  Up Welland Canal Oct 9, 1983.  Arrived Thunder Bay ON Oct 13, 1983

Transferred 1989 to off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Lady Hamilton 1995

Sold 2006 to Voyageur Marine Transport Ltd., Ridgeville ON and renamed Voyageur Pioneer.  Returned to Great Lakes service

Sold 2007 to Lower Lakes Towing Ltd.,

Renamed Kaministiqua 2008

IMO 8119285

In service 2011 for Lower Lakes Towing









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