Canadian Miner - Toronto, Canada       Call sign - VCTX     IMO number - 6601674
Owner - Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd., Toronto, Canada

Location - Downbound in the Welland Canal at Thorold, Ontario, Canada in heavy ice     Photograph Date - 27 May 1997
Photographer - Jeff Cameron     Added to archive - 9 Oct 1999     Last updated - 29 Apr 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered -
  Keel laid -
  Launched (bow) - 12 Nov 1965
  Launched (stern) - 13 Nov 1965
  Delivered - 25 April 1966
  Newbuild price -

  (a) Maplecliffe Hall - Canada (1988)
  (b) Lemoye - Canada (1994)
  (c) Canadian Miner - Canada

  As of April 2003 Canadian Miner was still active on the Great Lakes

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 17,831
  Net tonnage - 12,242
  Deadweight tonnage - 27,485
  L.O.A. - 222.51 meters (730'0")
  L.B.P. - 215.66 meters (707'6")
  Width overall - 22.97 meters (75'0")
  Width moulded - 22.86 meters
  Draught - 8.181 meters
  Depth - 11.92 meters (39'1")
  Cargo holds - 6
  Hatch covers - 19
  Cargo hold volume - 34,830 cubic meters
  Cargo capacity - 28,050 tonnes

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Canadian Vickers Ltd.
  Country - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  Hull number - 287
  Engine builder - General Electric Company
  Country - Lynn, Massachusettes, U.S.A.
  Number of engines - 4
  Engine type - Fairbanks-Morse diesels
  Horsepower - 8,000 bhp or 5,864 kW
  Fuel - Diesel oil
  Propeller - 1 variable pitch
  Speed - 13 knots
  Bow thuster - 1 ?hp
  Official # - C.326400

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 - Lloyds Registers, Lake Boats, The Ships of Upper Lakes Shipping
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