Richelieu 3

1967                                      Richelieu     3                                                      

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lauzon QC by Davie Shipbuilding Ltd., Hull 654
Keel laid May 17, 1966;  launched Nov 25, 1966

729’9” LOA, 709’3” LBP, 75’4” beam, 39’8” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired diesel engine, 9600 BHP

Enrolled at
712.1 x 75.2 x 36.2, 17822 GT, 13472 NT     Can 323022     to:
Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service April 5, 1967 clearing Quebec QC for Pointe Noire QC

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 Algocape  (2).   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.

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

IMO 6703214

In service 2011 for Algoma Central Corp.










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