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Petite Forte
Petite Forte - South Shore Newfoundland, Canada - 1974
 
Slide image taken from on board CCGS Bartlett.

MV Petite Forte, a Newfoundland and Labrador coastal vessel that served from 1961-1983.

Petite Forte measured 188 feet, weighed 1,135 tonnes and had the ability to carry up to 98 passengers per crossing. Used primarily as a coastal vessel to transport people, supplies and freight, the vessel was a well-known fixture in coastal communities for over 20 years.

In 1983, the vessel was donated to Mercy Ships, an organization that provides free medical care and supplies to those in need around the world where it served a major role in delivering health care services for 19 years.

Lots more info here:
http://ssmaritime.com/Mercy-Ships-Island-Mercy.htm
More details and photos for: Petite Forte (5276135)
Fleet:Canadian National Railway - Montreal, QuebecIMO: 
Owner: Category:Coaster
Manager: Port/Flag:Canada
Dimensions: Call Sign: 
Names:Petite Forte

Photographer:Capt. Paul Beesley - Cape Elizabeth, Maine, USACollection:Capt. Paul Beesley Collection (Cape Elizabeth, Maine, USA)
Format:Anscochrome SlideViews:17 
Uploaded:2024-07-08 11:29 AM by Paul Beesley

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