Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.K.
Official Number 169041
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 504.00
Width 66.25
Depth 37.75
Gross Tonnage 9918.00
Net Tonnage 6988.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 01008

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1964 (10839 gross - 5626 net).
History Under charter to Hall Corp. of Canada, Ltd., Montreal, P.Q., in 1963, to haul coal from Nova Scotia to Ontario Hydro plant, Toronto, Ont. Was a self-unloader.Under charter to Canada Steamship Line, Montreal, P.Q., in season of 1966.
Disposition Sold to U.S. shipbreakers, and arrived at Brownsville, TX, prior to December 14, 1977, after having been laid up at New Orleans, LA, since May 6, 1976. Scrapping commenced in January, 1979 by Brownsville Steel & Salvage Yard.

Build Information

Builder Vickers-Armstrongs, Ltd.
Place Built Barrow, Great Britain
Date Built 1952-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistry
SCHMEDEMAN, CARL1955-00-001964-00-00PANAMA
SCHMEDEMAN, CARL1964-00-001974-00-00B.W.I.
PYRAMID VENUS1974-00-001977-00-00B.W.I.

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Tropical Steamship Co., Ltd.1952-00-001955-00-00U.K.169041
Caribbean Steamship Co., S.A.1955-00-001964-00-00PANAMA
Retlaw, Ltd.1964-00-001973-00-00B.W.I.
Creole Lines, Ltd.1973-00-001977-00-00B.W.I.