(1921) 1926                                  Dalwarnic                                                 1941 (1967)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size package freighter

Built at Port Arthur ON by Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co., Hull 45
Built as Canadian Harvester for the Canadian government for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes upon completion

261’ LOA, 251’ LBP, 43’6” beam, 26’1” depth
2 decks, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1200 IHP

Enrolled at Montreal QC
251.0 x 43.6 x 23.7, 2394 GT, 1428 NT     Can 150348     (home port Montreal QC)

Sold 1926 to Canada Atlantic Transit Co., Montreal QC, renamed Dalwarnic and returned to the Great Lakes

Entered Great Lakes service 1926

Sank str. Nisbet Grammer May 31, 1926 in Lake Ontario on her delivery voyage to her new assignment on the Great Lakes

Assigned 1941 to off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Selcuk (Sweden) 1946

Scrapped 1967 in Turkey



3 thoughts on “Dalwarnic

    • I don’t have any crew lists, nor do I have any idea who might have. The Great Lakes Red Book, an annual vessel directory, published the names of the captain and chief engineer appointed at the beginning of the season but those are the only positions announced. (I happen to have the Red Books for 1926-31.)

      The only possibility I can think of would be to ask your question on the Discussion Board at boatnerd.com. An amazing variety of Lakes researchers follow this group and someone might be able to help you.

      Sterling Berry

      • I’m wondering if you received my earlier reply to your question. This is a new website and we are trying to get the bugs out and I want to be sure our replies are getting to where they should go.

        Please send me your answer to spberry@att.net.


        Sterling Berry

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