RICHELIEU

Registry and Rig Information

Name RICHELIEU
Registry CANADA
Official Number 323022
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 729.75
Width 75.00
Depth 39.66
Gross Tonnage 17822.00
Net Tonnage 13472.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00654

Vessel History

History Arrived at Hamilton, Ont., week of April 10, 1967, from lower St. Lawrence River port with iron ore on maiden voyage.As RICHELIEU: An explosion and fire on February 18, 1983 kills 3. Stanley Humar, Gary McDonald, and Steve Elsey, of Thunder Bay, Ontario were working on the bow of the 730-foot vessel. No immediate cause of the explosion and fire was determined, but oxygen acetyline torches apparently were being used.
Disposition Bound for Aliaga, Turkey, to be scrapped, 2012.

Build Information

Builder Davie Shipbuilding, Ltd.
Place Built Lauzon, P.Q.
Date Built 1966-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number
ALGOCAPE1994-00-00CANADA323022

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd.1966-00-001971-00-00CANADA323022
Pipe Line Tankers, Ltd. (Canada S.S. Lines, Mgrs.)1971-00-001991-00-00CANADA323022
Great Lakes Bulk Carriers1991-00-001994-00-00CANADA323022
Algoma Central Corp.1994-00-00CANADA323022