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Name: DEMETERTON
Type: Bulk Carrier
Launched: 26/01/1967
Completed: 05/1967
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 619
Dimensions: 14636grt, 7274nrt, 567.0 x 75.0 x 30.8ft; (1968: 16969grt, 647.0ft)
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type, 4cyl (760 x 2180mm), 9680bhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie (Engineers) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw; 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 305448
History:
05/1967 Carlton SS Co Ltd & Cambay SS Co Ltd (Chapman & Willan Ltd), Newcastle
1973 Cambay Steamship Co Ltd (Chapman & Willan Ltd), Newcastle
1974 Burnett Steamship Co Ltd (Burnett-Chapman Ship Management), Newcastle
1975 Carlton Steamship Co Ltd (Burnett-Chapman Ship Management), Toronto
1975 Renamed ST LAWRENCE NAVIGATOR
1975 Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd (JD Leitch), Toronto
1976 Leitch Transport Ltd, Toronto
1976 Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd (JD Leitch), Toronto
1979 Renamed CANADIAN NAVIGATOR
1989 Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd (JD Leitch), Toronto
2011 Algoma Central Corporation, Toronto; renamed ALGOMA NAVIGATOR
2016 Renamed NAVI
29/06/2016 Broken up
Comments: 1968: Lengthened to 647ft, then 16969grt
1979: Forebody replaced
25/06/2016: Arrived at Aliaga for breaking up
29/06/2016: Breaking up commenced by Leyal GS


Above photo showing DEMETERTON in July 1966 is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo as DEMETERTON is courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as ST LAWRENCE NAVIGATOR is copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as CANADIAN NAVIGATOR is copyright of Marc Piche

Above photo as ALGOMA NAVIGATOR is copyright of Marc Piche