Algomarine

Algoma Transport

Algomarine was built in 1968, is 730 feet long and flies the Canadian flag

Algonorth
Previous names:
Lake Manitoba: 1968-1987
Algomarine: 1987-2016
Mari: 2016-2016
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In June of 2016 this vessel arrived Aliaga, Turkey to be scrapped
20111028_6342The Algomarine was built in 1968 as the Lake Manitoba and was part of a fleet of boats that included the Algonorth and the Capt. Henry Jackman. Algoma Central purchased the Lake Manitoba in 1987 and gave the boat its current name. One year later, the company added a 250 foot self unloader which greatly increased her cargo discharge speed.
Picture and whistle above Friday, August 6, 2010
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The Algomarine arrived Duluth on December 17, 2013 with salt to discharge at the North American Salt dock. I stopped over to visit Julie, enjoy, eventually, some of her fresh baked tarts and watch the cargo discharge close up. She is wearing a genuine Duluth Shipping News sweat shirt. (Pictures above and below)
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Picture above taken July 20, 2006; below taken Wednesday, December 4, 2002
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