Roy A. Jodrey - Canada

The self unloading bulk carrier Roy A. Jodrey is seen in this photograph just after she had departed the Welland Canal during the morning hours of June 12th, 1971. She had just entered Lake Ontario. Photograph by Gordon Turner.

On November 18th, 1974, she ran aground on Pullman Shoal in the Thousands Islands area of the western St. Lawrence Seaway and sank shortly thereafter. She was enroute from Seven Islands, Quebec to Detroit with a load of iron ore pellets. She was later found to be resting on her side in 190 feet of water and salvage was never attempted.

Copyright © - Gordon Turner - 1971, 2001 - all rights reserved.
This photograph was added to the archives on October 16, 2001

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