Donovan, Geo. R.

1926                                  Geo. R. Donovan                                  1940 (1940)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Haverton Hill-on-Tees England by Furness Shipbuilding Co., Hull 103

261’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’2” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 850 IHP

Enrolled at
252.5 x 43.2 x 17.8, 1780 GT, 1285 NT     Br 147782     to:
Toronto Insurance & Vessel Agency Ltd., Toronto ON, James B. Foote, Mgr. (home port Middlesborough England)

Entered service 1926

Transferred 1929 to Union Transit Co.

Sold 1939 to Paterson Steamships Ltd., Fort William ON and renamed Kenordoc  (1)
Enrollment transferred to Canada     Can 147782     (home port to Fort William ON)

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

Sunk Sept 15, 1940 by gunfire from German submarine in Atlantic Ocean east of Lesser Antilles Caribbean islands



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