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Photographer:Rudi Rabe [View profile]Title:MONTREALAISAdded:Jul 12, 2007
Photo Category: Great Lakes Bulkers
Downbound the Seaway 1988

Built in 1961 at the Lauzon and Montreal, Quebec for Papachristidis Co. Was built in two sections the 230’ bow section was built as hull #77 by George T. Davie & Sons Ltd., in Lauzon and the stern portion built as hull #278 by Canadian Vickers Montreal, QC. The stern section was launched October 19, 1961 and the bow section on October 25, 1961. The two sections were joined at the Champlain Drydock at Lauzon

730 x 75 x 39
Capacity (tons) 28,443
Vessel Identification
Name:Algoma Montrealais
Former name(s):
- Montrealais (Until 2012 Mar)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:17,647 tons
Summer DWT:27,840 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Toronto
Class society:Lloyd´s Shipping Register
Build year:1962
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Lanaud on Oct 09, 2005 05:06 (13 years ago)
This method was also used when the ALGOSOUND was built in two different yards. It also seems that the two parts didn't exactly meet right (Algosound) from what I heard by someone in the business.
fuffab on Oct 08, 2005 23:10 (13 years ago)
Interesting info. Great photo!! :-) :-)
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