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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Cabot

Other name(s): Canadian Explorer

Ship owner: Dingwall Shipping Co.; Gulf Ports Steamship Co.; Newfoundland Steamship, Ltd.; Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd.

Ship builder: Davie Shipbuilding, Lauzon, Quebec

Engine builder: Sulzer Brothers, Winterthur

Year ship built: 1966

Year engine built: 1965


Near sister of "Fort York", etc, etc. See "Verendrye".


b) Canadian Explorer


1) Dingwall Shipping Co., St. John's, Newfoundland

2) Gulf Ports Steramship Co., Quebec

3) Newfoundland Steamship, Ltd., St. John's, Newfoundland

4) Upper Lakes Shipping (1983)

Registry number: C. 323003

Hull number: 649

Vessel type: Package freighter

Height: 32 ft.

Width: 56 ft.

Length: 441.3 ft.

Stroke length: 1250 mm

Gross tonnage: 6017

Net tonnage: 3893

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Diesel

Piston 1: 5 cyl.

Piston 2: 680 mm

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