Buck, Robert J.

1925                                  Robert J. Buck                                  1959

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Collingwood ON by Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., Hull 74
Keel laid Jan 31, 1925; launched May 9, 1925

261’ LOA, 252’ LBP, 43’ beam, 19’ depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 850 IHP

Enrolled at Montreal QC
252.0 x 43.1 x 16.8, 1824 GT, 983 NT     Can 151043     to:
George Hall Coal & Shipping Corporation, Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service 1925

Sold March 10, 1926 to Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Renamed Meaford  (2) 1927

Sold for scrap 1959 to Steel Company of Canada and scrapped at Hamilton ON

See history in Scanner Summer 2008 (#316)

 

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