Glenelg

1923                                  Glenelg                                  1965

Steel self-unloading St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Midland ON by Midland Shipbuilding Co., Hull 11
Launched May 12, 1923

259’ LOA, 252’ LBP, 43’ beam, 25’6” depth
1 deck, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 800 IHP

Enrolled at Midland ON
252.0 x 43.1 x 23.3, 2099 GT, 1200 NT     Can 150237     to:
Great Lakes Transportation Co., Midland ON, James Playfair, Mgr. (home port Midland ON)

Entered service June 1923

Fleet sold March 10, 1926 to Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Converted 1955 to bulk freighter at Kingston ON by Kingston Shipyard
Remeasured to 2309 GT, 1373 NT

Converted 1958 to self-unloading cement carrier at Kingston ON by Kingston Shiupyard

Sold for scrap 1965 to Steel Company of Canada.  Scrapped at Hamilton ON

See history in Scanner Oct 2004 (#287)

 

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