1929                                             Fulton                                                  1965

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at South Bank-on-Tees England by Smith’s Dock Co., Hull 871
Launched April 8, 1929

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’8” beam, 20’6” depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 750 IHP

Enrolled at
253.0 x 44.1 x 18.6, 1892 GT, 1190 NT     Br 160721     to:
Mathews Steamship Co., Toronto ON (home port Middlesborough England)

Entered service 1929

Fleet went into receivership 1931.  G. T. Clarkson, Toronto Ont., appointed receiver.

Vessel repossessed by builder and sold to Beaver Industries Ltd., Montreal QC, Hall Corporation of Canada, Mgr. and renamed Brown Beaver.

Sold 1932 to Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Toronto ON

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1936     Can 160721     (home port to Toronto ON)

Fleet renamed Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd. 1959

Laid up mid 1961 season at Toronto ON and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1965 to Industrial Metals Ltd. and scrapped at Toronto ON







See history in Scanner March 1988 (#163)


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