Acadian 1

1908                                  Acadian     1                                  1916 (1916)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size package freighter

Built at Port Glasgow Scotland by Clyde Ship Building & Engineering Co., Hull 278
Launched

256’ LOA, 248’6” LBP, 43’ beam, 26’6” depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine,

Enrolled at Glasgow Scotland
248.5 x 43.0 x 23.7, 2305 GT, 1457 NT     Br 124258     to:
Mutual Steamship Co., (home port Glasgow Scotland)

Entered service 1908

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1915     Can 124258     (home port to Montreal QC)

Requisitioned 1916 by Canadian government for off-Lakes service during World War I and left the Great Lakes.

Sunk Sept 16, 1916 by German submarine U-117 off Trevose Island, southwest England, Atlantic Ocean

 

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