Seaway Queen

1959                                 Seaway Queen                                        2003

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at St. Catharines ON by Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd., Hull 25
Built in dry dock

717’3” LOA, 699’10” LBP, 72’ beam, 37’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired boilers, steam turbine engine, 7500 SHP

Enrolled at
700.1 x 72.3 x 32.5, 16053 GT, 11968 NT     Can 311399     to:
Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd., Toronto ON (home port Toronto ON)

Entered service June 20, 1959

Laid up Dec 20, 1981 at Toronto ON and did not operate again until late 1986.

Laid up Dec 22, 1999 at Toronto ON and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 2003 to Indian shipbreakers.  Cleared Quebec QC Oct 18, 2003 with str. Oakglen towed by tug Seaways 5.  Tow arrived Alang India Feb 11, 2004 via Cape of Good Hope.  (Rounding Cape Town the vessel began leaking and constant pumping out was required to reach her destination.)

IMO 5317018

See history in Detroit Marine Historian Sept and Oct 2005 (#24)







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