1925 Gleneagles 1984
Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter
Built at Midland ON by Midland Shipbuilding Co., Hull 14
Launched Aug 26, 1925
596’ LOA, 582’ LBP, 60’ beam, 32’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 18’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 2800 IHP
(Playfair purchased surplus materials and engines from Americans, which he used to build strs. Gleniffer and Gleneagles)
Enrolled at Midland ON
582.0 x 60.2 x 28.2, 8233 GT, 4780 NT Can 152643 to:
Great Lakes Transportation Co., Midland ON, James Playfair, Mgr. (home port Midland ON)
Entered service 1925
Sold March 10, 1926 to Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC
Transferred 1964 to Ocean Lines Ltd., Montreal QC, Canada Steamship Lines, Mgr.
Transferred to British registry Br 152643 (home port to Hamilton Bermuda)
Transferred 1973 to Pipe Line Tankers Ltd., Canada Steamship Lines, Mgr.
Enrollment transferred back to Canada Can 152643 (home port to Toronto ON)
Sold 1978 to Dale Transports Ltd., Mississauga ON, Westdale Transports Ltd., Mgr. and renamed Silverdale.
Sold for scrap 1984 to M & M Metals, Hamilton ON. Scrapped at Windsor ON
See history in Scanner Oct 1994 (#214)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember III p. 352