canadian MV Fermont (+1991)
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general
nationality canadian
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class coastal cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1945
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 411  grt
dimensions 45.17 x 8.28 x 2.36 m
engine 1 diesel engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power  
speed knots
yard no. 458
IMO/Off. no. 5117925
about the loss
cause lost gale/storm
other reasons ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 01/01/1991  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Scarr Henry Ltd., Hessle
last owner
[1]Unknown
prev. owners
[2]Desgagnés Navigation Ltd, Quebec
SS Fort Carillon
period 1961 ~ 1972
IMO/Off. no.: 180394
[3]British Government, London
SS Empire Fathom
period 1945 ~ 1946
IMO/Off. no.: 180394
[4]British Government, London
SS Chant 49
period 1945 ~ 1945
IMO/Off. no.: 5117925
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updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 26/04/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 01/02/2014
 
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Lettens Jan20/12/2012Fermont

392 tons; 45.17x8.28x3.36 meters.; Welded construction, flat bottom. Bridge & engine aft. One decks; Steel hull; Built at Hessle, Humberside , United Kingdom in 1945. Registered at Quebec, Quebec, Canada. Registration no. 180394.

Fermont was on voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada to West Indies. On the 1st January 1991, Fermont was lost in a storm, off Seal Island. 0 people died.
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Swim Chris10/11/2008has changed names a few times, was built to run supplies to allies on D-Day in WW2

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About Builders
 Scarr Henry Ltd., Hessle
The yard was establish by Henry Scarr in 1896. In 1932 Richard Dunston acquired the shipyard of Henry Scarr, Ltd., of Hessle-on-Humber although building was continued as Henry Scarr Ltd. until 1961.
 
 
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