Registry and Rig Information

Registry CANADA
Official Number 178248
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 647.25
Width 67.16
Depth 30.33
Gross Tonnage 12460.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00036

Vessel History

History As GORDON C. LEITCH: Sustained a two-foot hole due to ice while entering Thunder Bay, Ont., first week of April, 1974.Had stern bumped by Liberian ARTADI at Three Rivers, P.Q., July 31, 1974, as ARTADI approached a dock where the LEITCH was berthed; resulted in minor damage to both vessels.
Grounded on October 6, 1980 while downbound in the St. Lawrence River off Three Rivers, Quebec. After lightering approximately 600 tons of wheat into barges, and with the assistance of two tugs, she was freed the following day. She suffered no apparent damage from the grounding.
Disposition Departed Quebec, July 29, 1985, in tandem tow with R. BRUCE ANGUS, and arrived at Setubal, Portugal, on August 20, 1985. Scrapping done there by Joao Luis Russo & Filhos Ltda.

Build Information

Builder Canadian Shipbuilding & Engineering, Ltd.
Place Built Midland, Ontario
Date Built 1952-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Ontship, Ltd. (Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd., Mgrs.)1972-00-001979-00-00CANADA178248
Port Weller Dry Docks, Ltd. (Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd., Mgrs.)1960-00-001972-00-00CANADA178248
Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Ltd.1952-00-001960-00-00CANADA178248
Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd.1979-00-001985-00-00CANADA178248