Sherman, Frank A.

1958                               Frank A. Sherman                                 1986

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at St. Catharines ON by Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd., Hull 24
Launched May 31, 1958

681’3” LOA, 663’4” LBP, 72’ beam, 37’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired boilers, steam turbine engine, 7500 SHP

Enrolled at
665.2 x 72.3 x 32.5, 15157 GT, 11108 NT     Can 189894     to:
Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd., Toronto ON, Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Mgr. (home port Toronto ON)

Entered service July 12, 1958 clearing St. Catharines ON light for Duluth MN

Sold 1972 to Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd., Toronto ON

Laid up Dec 10, 1981 at Toronto ON and did not operate again.

Sold for scrap 1986 to Taiwan shipbreakers.  Fit out and sailed to Quebec QC.  Cleared Lauzon QC Oct 27, 1986 with str. Red Wing towed by Canadian tug Canadian Viking.  Tow transited the Panama Canal in Dec 1986 and arrived Kaohsiung Taiwan April 1987

IMO 5119820

 

5803

 

 

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