MV Temple Bar
Geared Bulk Carrier
Official Number: 341240
Call Sign: GORV
Tonnages: 13,545 gross, 8,086 net, 22,200 deadweight.
Main Dimensions: 527.7 x 75 x 32 feet.
Cargo Handling: Fitted with three electric deck cranes of 15 tons SWL suitable for grab handling.
Engine: Two 12 cylinder Ruston & Hornsby medium speed oil engines, 12,000 bhp 15 knots.
April 1971: Completed by Upper Clyde Shipbuilders (Govan Division Yard No. 101G) for Lambert Brothers
(Shipping) Ltd., London. Scottish Ship Management Ltd., Glasgow, managers.
1974: Re-engined by Amsterdamsche Droogdok Maatschappij, Amsterdam with two 9 cylinder Stork Werkspoor Diesel
9 TM 410 Medium Speed Engines. 12,000 bhp 15 knots.
1975: Management transferred to Whitco Marine Services Ltd.
1976: Sold Nipigon Transport Ltd., renamed LAKE NIPIGON Canada flag. Arrived Singapore 14th November for
lengthening for service on Great Lakes and St. Lawrence seaway.
1984: Renamed LAKETON. Same owners and flag. Carryore Ltd. managers.
1986: Sold, renamed LAKE NIPIGON.
1987: Sold Algoma Central Corp. Algoma Central Marine, managers. Canada flag, renamed ALGONORTH. See photo below.
1999: Owners became Canada Inc. Flag and name retained.
2012: Broken up at Sault Ste. Marie.
Photo supplied by Steve Hill (Electrician), Algonorth photo supplied by Iain Benzie.
Information by J. Drury.