Douglass, Edwin T.

1923                                  Edwin T. Douglass                                  1959 (2000)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Old Kilpatrick Scotland by Napier & Miller, Hull 240
Launched

261’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’3” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at Glasgow Scotland
253.5 x 43.2 x 17.9, 1739 GT, 1275 NT     Br 146334     to:
Eastern Steamship Co., Port Colborne ON, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port Glasgow Scotland)

Entered service 1923

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 147767     (home port to St. Catharines ON)

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

Home port to Toronto ON 1953

Fleet renamed Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd. 1959

Sold 1959 to Pyke Salvage & Navigation Co., Kingston ON and renamed P. S. Barge No. 1.
Converted to salvage barge
Remeasured to 1726 GT, 1679 NT

Scrapped 2000 at Quebec QC

 

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