Ferbec - Canada


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The iron ore carrier Ferbec is seen in this photograph while approaching a dock in the harbour at Sorel, Quebec during the morning hours of May 3rd, 1988. Photograph by Capt. Alain Gindroz.

This ship was built Tokyo, Japan by Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. in 1966 and entered service as Fugaku Maru. In 1977 Canada Steamship Lines purchased her, renamed her Ferbec. When this picture was added to the archive she still sailed under this name.

Thanks to the World Ship Society's Marine News, The Fairplay Internet Register and past Lloyd's Registers


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Posted: March 24, 2001       Last Revised: March 24, 2001
Photo by : Capt. Alain Gindroz - Copyright © - 1988, 2001

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