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

Ship owner: Canadian General Electric Co.; Laurentide Financial Corp.

Ship builder: Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., Collingwood, Ontario

Engine builder: Werkspoor and Canadian General Electric, Canada

Year ship built: 1961

Year engine built: 1961


Launched on September 8, 1961.



1) Canadian General Electric Co. (Chartered to Canada Steamship


2) Laurentide Financial Corp., Vancouver, British Columbia

Registry number: C. 188398

Hull number: 171

Vessel type: Package freighter

Height: 36.6 ft.

Width: 60 ft.

Length: 380.10 ft.

Gross tonnage: 6639

Net tonnage: 3661

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Diesel electric

Piston 1: 8 cyl

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