Daniels, William H.

1923                                  William H. Daniels                                  1967

 

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

 

Built at Middlesbrough England by Furness Shipbuilding Co., Hull
Launched

261’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’3” beam, 20’ depth

1 deck, hatches @ 24’, arch construction, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at Haverton-Hill-on-Tees England
252.5 x 43.3 x 17.8, 1764 GT, 1302 NT     Br 147764     to:
Eastern Steamship Co., St. Catharines ON, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port Haverton-Hill-on-Tees England)

Entered service 1923

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 147764     (home port to Port Colborne ON)

Sold Dec 29, 1936 to Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Toronto ON

Requisitioned 1940 for off-Lakes service during World War I and left the Great Lakes

Returned 1950 to former owner and returned to the Great Lakes
Remeasured to 250.0 x 43.4 x 17.9, 1772 GT, 1195 NT

Home port to Toronto ON 1953

Fleet renamed Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd. 1959

Laid up at Toronto ON 1960 and did not operate again for this fleet

Sold 1963 to Robert B. Bennett, Port Arthur ON

Converted 1965 to crane vessel but was rarely used

Sold 1966 to Mid-Canada Transports Ltd., Port Arthur ON and renamed Scott Mark.

Sold for scrap 1967 and scrapped at Fort William ON

 

 

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