Canadian Sailor

(1919) 1921                                  Canadian Sailor                                  1925 (1942)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Port Arthur ON by Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co., Hull 40
Launched May 31, 1919

251’ LBP, 43’ beam, 24’ depth
1 deck, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine,

Enrolled at Montreal QC
251.0 x 43.9 x 20.7, 2186 GT, 1283 NT     Can 141377     to:
Minister of Marine & Fisheries, Ottawa ON (home port Montreal QC)
Vessel built for the Canadian government merchant marine under its World War I vessel construction program.  Each vessel was assigned to an individual firm identifying the name of the vessel.

Transferred 1920 to Canadian Sailor Ltd.

Participated in the fall grain trade on the Great Lakes beginning in Nov 1921

Sold Oct 20, 1925 to Canada-Cuba Steamship Co. for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes.

Renamed Emperor of Havana 1925, Nichiyei Maru (Japan) 1927 and Nitei Maru 1938

Foundered Oct 11, 1942  35.00 N, 125.00 E (Yellow Sea)



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