Registry and Rig Information

Registry CANADA
Official Number 346833
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 720.66
Width 74.75
Depth 46.50
Gross Tonnage 22775.00
Net Tonnage 16398.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00203

Vessel History

Rebuilds Received new bow and cargo section at Port Weller Dry Dock in Ontario, winter 1999-2000. New dimensions 717.5 x 75.1 x 40.3. Rebuild allowed for maximum cargo capacity while still allowing transit through the St. Lawrence Seaway.
History As H.M. GRIFFITH: Damaged in grounding incident in the Welland Ship Canal below Bridge 10 on April 9, 1976. Unloaded at Buffalo, NY, and returned to Port Colborne, Ontario, for repairs.Suffered only slight damage below the waterline when she brushed the docked T.R. MCLAGAN on December 22, 1980, in Quebec harbor. There was heavy ice in the harbor at the time of the incident.

Build Information

Builder Collingwood Shipyards, Ltd.
Place Built Collingwood, Ontario
Date Built 1973-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Canada Steamship Lines1973-00-001974-00-00CANADA346833
Niagara Finance Corp., Ltd.1974-00-00CANADA346833
Canadian Steamship Lines Inc.CANADA346833

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number
MARTIN, RT. HON. PAUL J.2000-05-01CANADA346833