Huntley, Charles R.

1926                                  Charles R. Huntley                                  1968 (2003)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Old Kilpatrick Scotland by Napier & Miller, Hull 255
Launched

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

Enrolled at Glasgow Scotland
253.1 x 43.2 x 17.9, 1760 GT, 1304 NT     Br 148898     to:
Eastern Steamship Co., Port Colborne ON, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port Glasgow Scotland)

Entered service 1926

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 148898     (home port to St. Catharines ON)

Sold April 1936 to Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Toronto ON

Transferred 1952 to Leitch Transport Ltd. (home port to Toronto ON)

Sold 1960 to McNamara Construction Ltd., Toronto ON
Converted to sand dredge, Whitby ON
Remeasured to 1733 GT, 1186 NT

Repowered 1966 with diesel outdrive engines

Transferred 1968 to off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed BV Rayna 1993

Scrapped 2003 Matane QC

IMO 5068772

See history in Scanner Jan 2004 (#281)
Also in Detroit Marine Historian May 1984 (#2)

 

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