Great Lakes Vessels Online Index
Registry and Rig Information
- Vessel Name: MONTREALAIS
- Nationality: CANADA
- Official Number: 314394
- Rig: Propeller
Dimensions and Tonnage
- Length: 712.00
- Width: 75.25
- Depth: 34.66
- Masts: 0
- Gross Tonnage: 17647.00
- Net Tonnage: 12759.00
- Hull Material: Steel
- Hull Number: memo
- History: Builder: (bow) Davie, George T. Co., Ltd.
Hull # - (bow) 77, (stern) 278.
Laid down as MONTREALER. Changed prior to commissioning.
As MONTREALAIS: Collided with British tanker ATHELTEMPLAR in Montreal harbor, August 3, 1962; minor damage.
Ran aground near Three Rivers, P.Q., St. Lawrence River, c.November 21, 1967; suffered 19 damaged plates.
Collided head on with the ALGOBAY while downbound in the St. Clair River in dense fog on June 25, 1980. Her bow was heavily damaged; however, there were no casualties. She was repaired at Port Weller Dry Docks, and returned to service on September 23.
- Builder: (Stern) Canadian Vickers, Ltd.
- Place Built: (Stern) Montreal, P.Q.; (Bow) Lauzon, P.Q.
- Year Built: 1961
|Canadian Vickers, Ltd. (Papachristidis Co., Ltd., Mgrs.)
||1961 - 1972
|Jackes Shipping, Ltd. (Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd., Mgrs.)
||1972 - 1975
|Leitch Transport, Ltd. (Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd., Mgrs.)
||1975 - 1976
|Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd.
||1976 - current
|No name changes recorded.