Farrandoc 1

1929                                              Farrandoc     1                                           1960

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Wallsend-on-Tyne England by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Hull 1356
Launched May 8, 1929

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’2” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 750 IHP

Enrolled at
252.9 x 43.4 x 17.8, 1925 GT, 1143 NT     Br 161526     to:
Paterson Steamships Ltd., Fort William ON. (home port Newcastle-on-Tyne England)

Entered service 1929

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1930     Can 161526     (home port to Fort William ON.)

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

Sold 1947 to Colonial Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON. (home port to Toronto ON.), renamed Clayton and returned to the Great Lakes

Returned with ocean measurement of 1974 GT

Laid up at Ogdensburg NY at end of 1958 season and used for grain storage

Fleet renamed Scott Misener Steamships Ltd. 1959

Sold for scrap 1960 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON. and scrapped at Port Colborne.






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