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Montrealais - Welland Canal - July 2, 1980
Photographed while secured at wharf 16 in Port Colborne, Ontario on 2 July 1980.
She had been in a head on collision with the brand new Algobay on the St. Clair River, a few days earlier on 25 June 1980.
More details and photos for: Montrealais
Fleet:Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd. (ULS) - Toronto, OntarioIMO:5241142 
Owner: Category:Bulk Carrier (Great Lakes)
Manager: Port/Flag:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dimensions:Length (oa): 222.5 m Beam: 23.0 mCall Sign:VDWC
Built:Canadian Vickers Ltd., Montreal, Quebec - Entered service in 1962/04
Names:Montrealer (1961/11), Montrealais (2012), Algoma Montrealais (2015), Mont (2015/07)
Disposition:Scrapped at Aliaga, Turkey. - Arrived at yard on 2015/07/10

Photographer:Al Sykes - Fonthill, Ontario, CanadaCollection:Late Alan Sykes Collection (1951-2004) (Fonthill, Ontario, Canada)
Format:Kodachrome slideViews:74 
Uploaded:2021-02-06 9:07 PM by Jeff Cameron


May 22, 2021
3:29 PM
i was deckhand on the Montrealais in 1979 - a typically handsome laker, i thought ... i'd like to find out how a collision happens on the St.Clair river -
Posted by: dale parent