Edmonton

1906                                  Edmonton                                  1961

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size package freighter

Built at Hebburn-on-Tyne England by Robert Stephenson & Co., Hull 110
Launched

256’ LOA, 249’ LBP, 42’8” beam, 23’ depth
2 decks, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 950 IHP

Enrolled at Newcastle England
249.2 x 42.7 x 20.6, 1983 GT, 1341 NT     Br 122856     to:
Mathews Steamship Co., Montreal QC (home port Newcastle England)

Entered service 1906

Sold 1910 to Merchants Mutual Line, Montreal QC

Fleet merged 1913 into Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1919     Can 122856     (home port to Montreal QC)

Sold for scrap 1961 to Steel Factors Ltd.  Scrapped at Lauzon QC.

See history in Scanner Midsummer 2000 (#257)

 

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