Registry and Rig Information

Registry CANADA
Official Number 331086
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 720.50
Width 75.00
Depth 46.50
Gross Tonnage 22716.00
Net Tonnage 16598.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00197

Vessel History

History As J.W. MCGIFFIN: Ran onto the embankment above Bridge Ten in the Welland Canal in late November 1979 after a malfunction of the bridge delayed its raising for the downbound approaching vessel. No damage.An explosion on the morning of January 24, 1991 at lay up in Hamilton injured two men. The employees of Harbour Ship and Boiler Repair were doing welding repairs in the lower belt tunnels. A leaking acetylene tank caused the explosion when the torches were lighted.

Build Information

Builder Collingwood Shipyards, Ltd.
Place Built Collingwood, Ontario
Date Built 1972-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd.1972-00-001976-00-00CANADA331086
Power Corp. of Canada, Ltd. (Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd., Mgrs.)1976-00-00CANADA331086