(1919) 1923                                  Belchers                                  1926 (1944)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Toronto ON by Polson Iron Works, Hull 161
Launched Dec 22, 1918
Built on builder’s account as Aquila for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes.
Sold to Shipping Commissioner, London England and renamed War Hamilton

259’ LOA, 251’ LBP, 43’6” beam, 20’9” depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine,

Enrolled at Montreal QC 1919
251.0 x 43.6 x 20.7, 2251 GT, 1353 NT     Can 141369     to:
Mount Royal Steamship Co. (home port Montreal QC) and renamed Belchers

Sold 1923 to Belchers Steamship Co., Montreal QC and returned to the Great Lakes
Entered Great Lakes ervice 1923

Sold Nov 7, 1926 to Japanese interests for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Koryu Maru 1926

Sunk Oct 10, 1944 by U. S. Aircraft near Okinawa, Pacific Ocean



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