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.
Owner
Burnett Steamship Co. Ltd, Newcastle
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 383' 11" x breadth 56' 4" x depth 31'
Gross Tonnage: 5675 ton

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