Grammer, Nisbet

1923                                  Nisbet Grammer                                  1926

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Birkenhead England by Cammell Laird & Co., Hull
Keel laid Feb 2, 1923; launched April 14, 1923

261’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’3” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at Liverpool England
253.0 x 43.1 x 17.9, 1725 GT, 1110 NT     Br 146208     to:
Eastern Steamship Co., St. Catharines ON, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port Liverpool England)

Entered service 1923

Sunk May 31, 1926 in collison with str. Dalwarnic in dense fog off Thirty Mile Point, Lake Ontario.  No lives lost.  Downbound with cargo of grain.  Dalwarnic had just been sold by Canadian government to Canada Atlantic Transit Co. and was on her delivery voyage to her new owners.

See history in Scanner Oct 1977 (#68)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember II p. 127



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