Tarantau

1965                                 Tarantau                                            1999

Steel self-unloading Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Collingwood ON by Collingwood Shipyards Ltd., Hull 184
Keel laid Dec 4, 1963;  launched July 23, 1964

730’ LOA, 708’4” LBP, 75’ beam, 41’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired boilers, steam turbine engine, 9000 SHP

Enrolled at
712.0 x 75.2 x 39.4, 19494 GT, 13395 NT     Can 318687     to:
Canadian General Electric Co. Ltd., Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC). Chartered to Canada Steamship Lines.

Entered service April 22, 1965 clearing Collingwood ON light for Taconite Harbor MN.  Down Welland Canal April 29, 1965

Sold 1966 to Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Laid up Dec 23, 1996 at Toronto ON and did not operate again.

Sold for scrap 1999 to International Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Towed to Port Colborne and scrapped there.

IMO 6421062

See history in Detroit Marine Historian Sept 2007 (#28)

 

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