Aycliffe Hall

1928                                  Aycliffe Hall                                   1936

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at South Bank-on-Tees England by Smith’s Dock Co., Hull 845
Launched March 22, 1928

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’6” beam, 20’6” depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 800 IHP

Enrolled at Montreal QC
253.0 x 44.1 x 18.5, 1900 GT, 1204 NT     Can 147800     to:
Hall Corporation of Canada, Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service 1928

Sunk June 11, 1936 in collision with str. Edward J. Berwind in fog off Long Point, Lake Erie.  No lives lost.  Upbound light from Sorel QC to Collingwood ON

See history in Scanner Jan 1987 (#151)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember II p. 21

 

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