Texaco Brave 2

1977                                  Texaco Brave     2                                             

Steel tanker

Built at Shimonoseki Japan by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Hull 779
Launched Oct 4, 1976

431’5” LOA, 405’2” LBP, 65’7” beam, 35’5” depth
1 deck, oil-fired diesel engine, 5300 BHP

Enrolled at
415.0 x 66.0 x 35.0, 8545 GT, 3673 NT     Can 371941     to:
Texaco Canada Ltd., Toronto ON (home port Toronto ON)

Entered service May 1977

Chartered 1986 to Societe Sofati/Soconav, Montreal QC

Texaco fleet sold 1986 to Imperial Oil Ltd., Toronto ON and vessel renamed Le Brave (charter to Societe Sofati/Soconav continued)

Charter fleet renamed Socanav Inc. 1987

Transferred 1993 to QMT Navigation Inc., Montreal QC

Socanav fleet failed 1997 and vessels returned to operation of Imperial Oil Ltd. 

Renamed Imperial St. Lawrence 1997

Imperial fleet sold 1998 to Algoma Tankers Inc., St. Catharines ON and vessel renamed Algoeast.

Rebuilt 2000 from single to double hull at St. Catharines ON by Port Weller Dry Docks.

IMO 7526924

In service 2011 for Algoma Tankers Ltd.




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