Registry and Rig Information

Registry CANADA
Official Number 194454
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 647.42
Width 67.16
Depth 30.33
Gross Tonnage 12435.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00110

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to self-unloader by Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Port Arthur, Ont., winter, 1967-68.
History As THUNDER BAY: Punched an eighteen inch hole in hull below waterline, April 5, 1963, while bucking ice in Lake Superior. Pumps handled water.As STADACONE: Stranded on Vidal Shoal, St. Marys River, August 30, 1969; released after four hours by tug JOHN MCLEAN.
Suffered severe ice damage to bow and punched three large holes below waterline in Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior, April 11, 1970. Also suffered hairline crack to hull. Forced to shift cargo from forward cargo compartment to after compartments with self-unloading equipment to keep from sinking.
Suffered minor hull damage in a grounding in Little Current Harbor about December 17, 1977.
Fire broke out in cabin on December 1, 1978, while vessel was sheltering in Keweenaw Bay. The fire was put out by the ship's crew, two of whom suffered from smoke inhalation. Coast Guard helicopter dispatched from Traverse City to pick up the injured men and transport to a hospital in Hancock, MI.
Bumped into the stern quarter of the WILLIAM P. SNYDER, JR. while both vessels were moving side by side down the St. Marys River on June 23, 1980. Neither vessel was damaged in the incident.
Disposition Scrapped in China in 1992.

Build Information

Builder Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Place Built Port Arthur, Ontario
Date Built 1952-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd.1952-00-001972-00-00CANADA194454
Davie Shipbuilding, Ltd. (Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd., Mgrs.)1972-00-001973-00-00CANADA194454
Pipe Line Tankers, Ltd. (Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd., Mgrs.)1973-00-001977-00-00CANADA194454
Power Corp. of Canada, Ltd. (Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd., Mgrs.)1977-00-001981-00-00CANADA194454
The CSL Group, Inc. (Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd., Mgrs.)1981-00-00CANADA194454