1956                                     Tecumseh                                                                           

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at St. Catharines ON by Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd., Hull 19
Launched April 9. 1956

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’6” beam, 21’11” depth
1 deck, oil-fired diesel engines, 1880 BHP

Enrolled at
253.3 x 43.6 x 20.2, 2293 GT, 1606 NT     Can 198025     to:
Beaconsfield Steamships Ltd., Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service June 1955

Lengthened and deepened 1959 at Montreal QC by Canadian Vickers Ltd.
Remeasured to 343.0 x 43.6 x 23.7, 3542 GT, 2613 NT

Transferred 1963 to Mohawk Navigation Co., Montreal QC

Sold 1967 to Quebec & Ontario Transportation Co., Thorold ON and renamed New York News  (3)

Buckled July 18, 1967 at Pugwash NS loading salt and sank.  Raised, repaired and returned to service.

Fleet sold 1985 to Transport Desgagnes, Quebec QC (home port to Quebec QC) and vessel renamed Stella Desgagnes.

Sold 1993 for off-Lakes service but only reached Trois Rivieres QC, where she was laid up.

Renamed Beam Beginner (Panama) 1993

Sold 1995 to Gravel & Lake Services, Thunder Bay ON and renamed Wolf River.

Returned to Canadian flag

Laid up 1998 at Thunder Bay ON

IMO 5354315

Laid up at Thunder Bay ON





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