Britamlube

1932                                  Britamlube                                      1964 (1984)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size tanker

Built at Haverton Hill-on-Tees England by Furness Shipbuilding Co., Hull 212
Launched March 22, 1932

258’ LOA, 250’ LBP, 43’2” beam, 18’ depth,
1 deck, oil-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 900 IHP

Enrolled at
250.0 x 43.2 x 17.9, 1932 GT, 1085 NT     Can 157353     to:
Britamlube Ltd., Toronto ON, a subsidiary of British-American Oil Co. (home port Toronto ON)

Entered Great Lakes service 1932 (first trip up Welland Canal Nov 16, 1932;  only trip to Upper Lakes in 1932)

Fleet sold 1946 to Gayport Shipping Ltd., Toronto ON

Fleet sold 1959 to Hall Corporation of Canada, Montreal QC (home port to Montreal QC) and vessel renamed Bay Transport  (1)

Laid up at end of 1962 season at Montreal QC and did not operate again for this fleet

Sold 1964 for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Capraia (Italy) 1964

Scrapped 1984 at LaSpezia Italy

IMO 5038337

See history in Scanner Dec 1985 (#142)

 

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