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Photographer:Jeff Thoreson [View profile]Title:JOHN D. LEITCHAdded:Nov 07, 2007
Captured:IMO:6714586Hits:707
Photo Category: Great Lakes Bulkers
Description:
Upper Lakes Shipping Company's JOHN D. LEITCH is shown while loading slag at Dofasco, 9:26 a.m. 7 August 2005. The vessel was being loaded by two clamshell buckets on the crane above her. That load could take some time to complete, as only two buckets were in use on this beautiful Sunday morning.
Vessel Identification
Name:John D.leitch
IMO:6714586
Flag:Canada
MMSI:316001701
Callsign:VGWM
Former name(s):
- Canadian Century (Until 2002 May)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Self Discharging Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:22,080 tons
Summer DWT:30,745 tons
Length:222 m
Beam:24 m
Draught:6.2 m

Additional Information
Home port:Toronto
Class society:Lloyd´s Shipping Register
Build year:1967
AIS Information
Last known position:
45°25’50.54” N, 83°22’51.68” W
Status:Underway
Speed, course (heading):
11.7kts, 113° (113°)
Destination:
Location:Two Harbors
Arrival:30th Oct 2017
01:00:07 UTC
Last update:
1 day 4 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 October 30th, 01:00:07 UTCTwo Harbors
2017 October 11th, 13:00:57 UTCDuluth
2017 September 21st, 08:30:17 UTCSuperior
2017 September 2nd, 17:00:40 UTCSilver Bay
2017 August 29th, 23:00:23 UTCBurns Hr
2017 August 22nd, 11:00:58 UTCTrois Rivieres
2017 August 2nd, 10:00:21 UTCSuperior
2017 July 27th, 08:00:15 UTCBurns Harbor
2017 July 7th, 21:00:21 UTCHamilton
2017 June 12th, 05:00:47 UTCTwo Harbors
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Photo Comments (3)

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Ilhan Kermen on Aug 19, 2005 06:42 (12 years ago)
great photo Jeff.high quality.interesting ship
Jim Gallacher on Aug 09, 2005 16:03 (12 years ago)
I agree with Matt this is a great picture, I wish I had known about the Hamilton Port Days I would certainly tried to attend, Can you or Matt let me know if it would be worthwhile taking the Hamilton Harbour boat tour, in order to get some ship pictures.
Regards
Jim
Matt Ruscher on Aug 08, 2005 06:31 (12 years ago)
wow jeff, amazing one of the best ive seen of her. and from an extremely unique view, very hard to get a decent one at this angle otherwise
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