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MV Temple Bar

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.

MV Temple Bar as Algonorth

Photo supplied by Steve Hill (Electrician), Algonorth photo supplied by Iain Benzie.
Information by J. Drury.