Everest, D. C.

1953                                     D. C. Everest                                           2006

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk crane vessel

Built at Kingston ON by Kingston Shipyards Ltd., Hull 45
Launched Oct 1952

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’6” beam, 21’ depth
1 deck, oil-fired diesel engine, 1200 BHP

Enrolled at
252.4 x 43.6 x 19.2, 2196 GT, 1231 NT     Can 194457     to:
Marathon Paper Mills of Canada, Toronto ON (home port Port Arthur ON)

Entered service April 1, 1953

Transferred 1955 to parent Marathon Corporation of Canada Ltd.  

Fleet renamed American Can Co. of Canada 1969 Home port to Thunder Bay ON 1970

Sold 1981 to Johnstone Shipping Ltd., Toronto ON and renamed Condarrell.

Firm failed 1982 and vessel sold to McKeil Work Boats Ltd., Winona ON and laid up at Toronto ON.

Converted to barge 1988 and renamed D. C. Everest (apparently the new name was never formally enrolled with Canadian authorities).

Converted to lighter 1994 at Valleyfield QC.

Towed back 1996 to Hamilton ON

Sold for scrap 2006 to International Marine Salvage, Port Colborne ON.  Towed to Port Colborne and scrapped there.

IMO 5083605







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