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Photographer:Dennis J. Dubinsky [View profile]Title:AlgontarioAdded:Jun 02, 2011
Captured:May 30, 2011IMO:5301980Hits:1,899
Location:Montreal, Canada
Photo Category: Scrapyard Ships
The former Algoma Central bulk carrier Algontario waits in Montreal to be towed to Aliaga Turkey for scrapping, May 30, 2011. Launched 1960 in Germany as the Ruhr Ore.

POST SCRIPT: The tug Herakles left Montreal June 27, 2011 towing the Algontario to Aliaga Turkey for scrapping.

(PHOTO/Dennis j. Dubinsky)
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Winnipeg (Until 1994 Jun)
- Ruhr Ore (Until 1976)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:18,883 tons
Summer DWT:28,591 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1960
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Paul Bradshaw on Jun 04, 2011 02:42 (7 years ago)
Agree, would be great to see a new vessel on the water. It would be even better to see the name passed on. We will keep an eye out.
T.Richard on Jun 03, 2011 22:31 (7 years ago)
It's a piece of junk (I've worked on her)...glad to finally see canadian owners reinvesting...
Chris Mazzella on Jun 03, 2011 02:44 (7 years ago)
What a shame. She has a few more year in her at the least.
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