Robert Koch - Toronto, Ontario, Canada       Call sign -     IMO number - 5109174
Owner - St. Lawrence Cement Company Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Location - Downbound in the Welland Canal at St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - August 1982
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 29 Apr 2003     Last updated - 27 May 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered -
  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - December 1957
  Newbuild price -

  (a) Ethel Everard - England (1963)
  (b) Guardian Carrier - New Zealand (1977)
  (c) Robert Koch - Canada

  Grounded on 15 Dec 1985
  Scrapped at Contrecouer and Three Rivers, Quebec from 1986 until 1990

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk cement carrier
  Gross tonnage - 1,539
  Net tonnage - 694
  Deadweight tonnage - 1,713
  L.O.A. - 73.44 meters (240'11")
  L.B.P. - 68.59 meters (225'0")
  Width overall - 11.64 meters (37'10")
  Width moulded - 11.54 meters
  Draught - 4.789 meters (33'0")
  Depth - 4.88 meters (16'0")
  Cargo holds - 2
  Cargo capacity -

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Grangemouth Dockyard Company Ltd.
  Country - Grangemouth, Scotland
  Hull number - 513
  Engine builder - Nydqvist & Holm A/B
  Country - Trollhatten, Sweden
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - 2, 6-cyl diesel engines
  Horsepower - 1,235 bhp (908 kW)
  Fuel - Diesel oil
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Speed - 10 knots

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


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Information sources - The Scanner - Toronto Marine Historical Society & Lloyds Registers
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