Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter
Built at St. John NB by St. John Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Hull 1084
Launched Oct 15, 1967
730’ LOA, 710’6” LBP, 75’ beam, 39’8” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired diesel engine, 9900 BHP
712.9 x 75.2 x 36.2, 18845 GT, 13768 NT Can 328536 to:
Mohawk Navigation Co., Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)
Entered service Nov 1967 clearing St. John NB for Sept Iles QC, where she loaded a cargo of iron ore for Cleveland OH. Up Welland Canal Nov 11, 1967
Transferred 1980 to Pioneer Shipping Ltd.
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.
Great Lakes Bulk Carriers discontinued 1994 and vessel sold to Algoma Central Marine, Sault Ste. Marie ON and renamed Algoville. 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.
Widened 1996 at St. Catharines ON by Port Weller Dry Docks
(First Seaway sized Great Lakes vessel widened to new maximum 78’ beam)
Self-unloader and straight deck management organizations of these firms merged 2000 into a single firm, Seaway Marine Transport, St. Catharines ON
Engine failed spring 2006 and vessel laid up at Hamilton ON. New diesel engine installed and vessel returned to service Oct 2007.
Renamed Tim S. Dool 2008
In service 2011 for Algoma Central Corp.