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Photographer:Marc Piché [View profile]Title:EXPORT COURIERAdded:Aug 01, 2007
Captured:IMO:5111062Hits:1,111
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)
Description:
Stern view of EXPORT COURIER as shown while upbound on the St.Lawrence River off Varennes on August 6, 1977.
This ship built in 1962 for American Export Lines became governement owned in 1980 and renamed COURIER. Became part of the RRF in 1985 and went into reserve at Beaumont in 2000.
She is now being stripped of useful parts before being towed to scrap.

Marc Piché photo.
Vessel Identification
Name:Courier
IMO:5111062
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:10,882 tons
Summer DWT:12,909 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1962
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Peter Thede on Sep 24, 2006 21:00 (10 years ago)
great shot and a very nice ship, lot of Derrick there, many works :-)
kind regards peter
DEREK SANDS on Sep 09, 2006 20:51 (10 years ago)
Two superb shots of a wonderful ship.
I was fortunate enough to see one of this class
when it called at Felixstowe in 1983.
Named Builder by then, but my camera was not up to much then so the slide is not to good. I have posted a scan of it on the site
regards
Derek
Ilhan Kermen on Aug 28, 2006 11:10 (10 years ago)
great photo Marc
i remember her at Turkish ports at end of 1970s.it is great to see an old friend
best regards
ilhan
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