Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.K.
Official Number 305421
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 530.00
Width 73.75
Depth 43.16
Gross Tonnage 13949.00
Net Tonnage 6860.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00542

Vessel History

Rebuilds Lengthened at Amsterdam, Holland, 1968 (610 x 73.75 x 43.16; 16303 gross - 9645 net). Canadian measures, 1975 (April): 620 x 74 x 40. Lengthened by St. Johns' Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Ltd., St. Johns' N.B., 1978-1979.
History As CANADIAN PROSPECTOR: Ran aground near the Haskell Shoals while upbound on the St. Lawrence River on April 8, 1980. She was freed after two days and after temporary repairs were made, she proceeded to Hamilton, Ontario. A further inspection revealed five longitudinal cracks on her starboard side. Repairs were made at Port Weller Dry Docks. As she was westbound she grounded 200 feet below Sillery Wharf, Quebec on September 7, 1981.

Build Information

Builder Short Bros., Ltd.
Place Built Sunderland, Great Britain
Date Built 1964-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
FEDERAL WEAR1975-00-001975-00-00U.K.305421
ST. LAWRENCE PROSPECTOR1975-00-001979-00-00U.K.305421

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Chapman & Willan, Ltd.1964-00-001975-00-00U.K.305421
Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd. (Mgrs.) Owners: Port Weller Dry Docks, Ltd.1975-00-001979-00-00U.K.305421
Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd. (Mgrs.) Owners: Niagara Finance Corp., Ltd.1979-00-00U.K.305421