Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 246224
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 504.00
Width 68.16
Depth 39.16
Gross Tonnage 10448.00
Net Tonnage 6301.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00080

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to dry cargo bulk carrier and lengthened, 1960-1961, by Schlieker-Werft Shipyard, Hamburg, Germany (713.42 x 75.25 x 34.42; 16628 gross - 12964 net). Received bow thrusters at Port Weller, Ont., fall, 1973.
History Launched as T2-SE-A1 class tanker for U.S. Maritime Commission. Operated by American Pacific Steamship Co., Portland, OR, in 1946. Passed upbound, Detroit, on maiden voyage into lakes, July 16, 1961.As NORTHERN VENTURE: Struck arrester at Lock 3, Welland Canal, May 13, 1971, tying up traffic for twelve hours.
Lost power in Lake Ontario in April, 1977, towed to Port Colborne by RED WING. Received repairs at shipyard there.
Canadian register closed on November 9, 1983.
Disposition Bow and midbody added to stern of Canadian propeller CABOT (C 323003) at St. Catharines, Ontario, by Port Weller Dry Docks, Ltd., in 1983. Stern section scrapped at Port Maitland, Ontario, in 1983.

Build Information

Builder Kaiser Co., Inc.
Place Built Portland, OR
Date Built 1944-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
NORTHERN VENTURE1960-00-001975-00-00B.W.I.169218
NORTHERN VENTURE1975-00-001983-00-00CANADA169218

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Maritime Commission1944-00-001947-00-00U.S.246224
Edenfield Tankers, Inc. (Hunting & Son, Ltd., Mgrs.)1947-00-001960-00-00U.K.169218
Leitch Transports, Ltd. (Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd., Mgrs.)1960-00-001960-00-00CANADA169218
Northern Shipping (Bahamas) (Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd., Mgrs.-Toronto, Ont.)1960-00-001975-00-00B.W.I.169218
Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd.1975-00-001983-00-00CANADA169218