Simcoe

1966                                 Simcoe                                 1995

 

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

 

Built at Collingwood ON by Collingwood Shipyards Ltd., Hull 182
Keel laid Sept 21, 1965;  launched April 15, 1966

730’ LOA, 709’2” LBP, 75’ beam, 39’8” depth

1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired diesel engines, 8000 BHP

Enrolled at
712.6 x 75.2 x 36.2, 18102 GT, 13456 NT     Can 325742     to:
Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service late June 1966

Home port to Toronto On 1986

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 Algostream.  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.

Sold for scrap 1995

 

IMO 6611344

 

 

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