Dalton, H.G.

1903                                  H. G. Dalton                                  1970

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Superior WI by Superior Shipbuilding Co., Hull 508
Launched June 27, 1903

255’ LOA, 241’ LBP, 41’ beam, 18’ depth
6 hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 900 IHP

Enrolled at Marquette MI July 11, 1903 (Temp #2)
255.0 x 41.0 x 18.0, 1614 GT, 919 NT     US 96692     to:
Superior Ship Building Co.,

Entered service 1903

Reenrolled at Duluth MN Sept 12, 1903 (#15) to:
Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Duluth MN, A. B. Wolvin, Mgr.
(home port to Duluth MN)

Management of fleet transferred 1905 to D. Sullivan & Co., Chicago IL (home port remained Duluth MN)

Sold Aug 8, 1916 to the French government for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Courselles 1916

Sold 1921 to Glen Steamships Ltd., Midland ON, James Playfair, Mgr. (home port to Newcastle Eng.), renamed Glendochart and returned to the Great Lakes
Enrolled British at 246.0 x 41.0 x 15.3, 1573 GT, 1170 NT     Br 145465

Fleet sold Feb 12, 1925 to George Hall Coal & Shipping Corporation, Montreal QC
Enrollment transferred to Canada     Can 145465     (home port to Montreal QC)

Fleet sold March 10, 1926 to Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Renamed Chatsworth 1927

Laid up at Kingston ON at the end of the 1929 season and probably did not operate again for this fleet.

Sold 1937 to Manseau Shipyard, Sorel QC

Transferred 1938 to Marine Industries Ltd. (home port to Sorel QC)

Transferred 1942 to Branch Lines Ltd. and renamed Bayleaf.

Rebuilt 1942 at Montreal QC
Remeasured to 1544 GT, 888 NT

Sold 1951 to Yankcanuck Steamships Ltd., Sault Ste. Marie ON (home port to Toronto ON), converted to crane vessel and renamed Mancox.
Remeasured to 1551 GT, 1054 NT

Sold for scrap 1970 to Strathearne Terminals, Hamilton ON and scrapped at Hamilton.

IMO 5219101



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