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Grande Ronde
T2-SE-A1
Built December 1943 by The Kaiser Company, Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon,
as "Grande Ronde" # 835, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - KATE N. L., Cephalonian Maritime Co., Ltd., Piraeus, [Lykiardopulo & Co.], GR
1960 - HILDA MARJANNE, Leitch Transport, Ltd., Toronto  [Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd.], CA, 300617
1961 - lengthened and conv. to bulk carrier for Great Lakes service by replacing bow and cargo section
with new forebody built by Schlieker Werft, Hamburg,  resulting vessel 16,628 grt, 713.5 x 75.3'
1977 - Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd., Toronto
Dismantled 1984 - forebody joined to machinery section of m/v CHIMO (1967)
renamed CANADIAN RANGER, stern discarded.
( See photos below )
Ship Report for "GRANDE RONDE"
IDNo:
2244922
Year:
1943
Name:
GRANDE RONDE
Launch Date:
09.12.1943
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
12.1943
Flag:
USA
Keel:

Tons:
10448
Link:
-
DWT:
16613
Yard No:
43
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Kaiser
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Swan Island
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Subsequent History:
1948 KATE N.L. - 1960 HILDA MARJANNE -
[ 1961 Lg & widened 16628grt & converted to bulk carrier ]

Disposal Data:
Scrapped in Canada 1984 (forepart joined to CHIMO of 1967)

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
244922
2244922
1943
GRANDE RONDE
10448
U.S. Govt.
2244922
1943
KATE N.L.
10448
1948
Lykiardopulo & Co.
300617
2244922
1943
HILDA MARJANNE
16628
1960
Upper Lakes Sg.

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"Grande Ronde", possibly in the colours of the Los Angeles Tanker Co., Inc.
( Photo Copyright World Ship Society, Ltd.)
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"Hilda Marjanne" ex. "Kate N.L." ex. "Grande Ronde".
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"Hilda Marjanne" ex. "Kate N.L." ex. "Grande Ronde".
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"Hilda Marjanne" ex. "Kate N.L." ex. "Grande Ronde".
   photo HildaMarjanneexGrandeRonde.jpg
"Hilda Marjanne" ex. "Kate N.L." ex. "Grande Ronde".
( Photo Copyright David Whiteside )
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"Canadian Ranger", ex. "Hilda Marjanne" ex. "Kate N.L." ex. "Grande Ronde".
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"Canadian Ranger", ex. "Hilda Marjanne" ex. "Kate N.L." ex. "Grande Ronde".
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"Canadian Ranger", ex. "Hilda Marjanne" ex. "Kate N.L." ex. "Grande Ronde".
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"Canadian Ranger", ex. "Hilda Marjanne" ex. "Kate N.L." ex. "Grande Ronde".
   photo CanadianRangerexGrandeRonde.jpg
"Canadian Ranger", ex. "Hilda Marjanne" ex. "Kate N.L." ex. "Grande Ronde".
The stern of the "CHIMO" joined to the fore/mid section of the "HILDA MARJANNE" as the
"CANADIAN RANGER" on the Welland Canal, Aug 21, 1984.
( Photo Copyright Roland Whaite )
   photo CanadianRangerexGrandeRonde-2.jpg
"Canadian Ranger", ex. "Hilda Marjanne" ex. "Kate N.L." ex. "Grande Ronde", beached at Aliaga.
( Photo Copyright Selim San )
   photo CanadianRangerexGrandeRonde-1.jpg
"Canadian Ranger", ex. "Hilda Marjanne" ex. "Kate N.L." ex. "Grande Ronde", off Aliaga in July 2011.
( Photo Copyright Selim San )

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