Burke, Joseph P.

1929                                     Joseph P. Burke                                                    1961

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Wallsend-on-Tyne England by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Hull 1375
Launched Feb 21, 1929

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’2” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 750 IHP

Enrolled at
252.8 x 43.4 x 17.8, 1926 GT, 1147 NT     Br 149499     to:
Sarnia Steamships Ltd., Sarnia ON. (home port Newcastle-on-Tyne England)

Entered service 1929

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 149499     (home port to Sarnia ON.)

Fleet merged 1951 into Colonial Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON.

Renamed R. H. Marshall 1952 (home port to Port Colborne ON.)

Fleet renamed Scott Misener Steamships Ltd. 1959

Sold for scrap 1961 to Crawford Metals Ltd. and scrapped at Deseronto ON



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