English River

1961                                      English River

Steel Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River package freighter

Built at Collingwood ON by Collingwood Shipyards Ltd., Hull 171
Launched Sept 8, 1961
Built for containerized package freight service between Toronto ON and Montreal QC

404’3” LOA, 380’10” LBP, 60’ beam, 36’6” depth
Oil-fired diesel engine, 1850 BHP

Enrolled at
389.0 x 60.0 x 36.8, 6639 GT, 3661 NT     Can 188398     to:Canadian General Electric Co., Montreal QC, Canada Steamship Lines, Mgr. (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service Oct 1961

Transferred 1963 to Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Chartered 1973 to Canada Cement Lafarge Ltd., Canada Steamship Lines, Mgr.

Converted to self-unloading cement carrier at Thunder Bay ON by Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co.

Sold 1991 to LaFarge Canada Inc., Canada Steamship Lines, Mgr.

IMO 5104382

In service 2011 for LaFarge (CSL)





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