|Photographer:||tonylast [View profile]||Title:||TROISDOC||Added:||Dec 06, 2006|
||Great Lakes Bulkers|
|Launched 4 June 1955 at Collingwood, Ontario, Canada, by Collingwood SYsLtd. as *Iroquois,* hull no. 152, for Canada SSLinesLtd., Montreal. 253.1' x 44 x 20.7; 2300 gt, 1598 nt; twin Fairbanks, Morse 4-cylinder Diesels, 8.5" x 10, 1280-bhp, to twin screws.
Later *Troisdoc* (1967) and *Koba* (1983). Sank 10 April 1989 in the Gulf of Mexico 5 miles NE of Isla de Lobos.
She was among the very last of the pre-Seaway canallers in operation on the lakes. Shown owned by N. M. Paterson & Sons, Ltd., Fort William, Ontario, about to load grain at the General Mills elevator off the Calumet River, Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 1977.