ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
GOSFORTH
Construction
STEEL
Type
VESSEL, CARGO
Date
1961
Official Number
186922
Description
Yard Number: 894
General Cargo Ship

1968: Rebuilt, deadweight increased from 7,580 tons to 8,350 tons.
1972: Owners Quebec & Ontario Transportation Co. Ltd, St. Catherines, Canada, and renamed THOROLD.
1981: Owners Trico Enterprises Ltd, St. Catherines, Canada.
1985: Owners Les Armateurs du St Laurent Inc., St Catherines, Canada, renamed CATHERINE DESGAGNES.
1987: Owned by Transport Desgagnes Inc, Quebec, Canada.
2000: Strengthened for heavy goods and winters in Great Lakes.
2002-03: Same as above.

Photographed on St Lawrence seaway in April 2010.

Still in service in December 2012, same name.

[Additional information with thanks to Stewart Ross]

As in Sea Braze magazine, GOSFORTH was laid up in Quebec (Canada) in 2015 with technical problems as it was intended to berth in Montreal to lay up.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Burnett Steamship Co. Ltd, Newcastle
Dimensions
length 383' 11" x breadth 56' 4" x depth 31'
Gross Tonnage: 5675 ton

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