Glossbrenner, A. S.

1966                               A. S. Glossbrenner

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lauzon QC by Davie Shipbuilding Ltd., Hull 658
Keel laid Oct 5, 1965;  launched May 10, 1966

730’ LOA, 709’3” LBP, 75’ beam, 39’8” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired diesel engine, 9600 BHP

Enrolled at
712.4 x 75.2 x 33.2, 17955 GT, 13324 NT     Can 323016     to:
Labrador Steamships Ltd., Montreal QC, Pickands Mather & Co., Mgr. (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service July 1966

Sold 1971 to Algoma Central Railway, Sault Ste. Marie ON

Renamed Algogulf   (1) 1987 (home port to Sault Ste. Marie ON)

Converted to self-unloader 1990 at St. Catharines ON by Port Weller Dry Docks and renamed Algosteel  (2)
Remeasured to 18424 GT, 13692 NT

Management transferred 1993 to Seaway Self-Unloaders, St. Catharines ON, a vessel operation and management joint venture of Algoma Central Railway and ULS Corporation to operate their self-unloading vessels, ULS Corporation, Mgr.

Self-unloader and straight deck management organizations of these firms merged 2000 into a single firm, Seaway Marine Transport, St. Catharines ON

IMO 6613299




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