Jaques, C.A.

1909                                  C. A. Jaques                                  1915 (1917)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Dumbarton Scotland by A. McMillan & Son, Hull 430

256’ LOA, 249’ LBP, 42’9” beam, 25’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at Glasgow Scotland
249.0 x 43.0 x 22.7, 2105 GT, 1590 NT     Br 129497     to:
Montreal & Lake Erie Steamship Co., Montreal QC, G. E. Jaques & Co., Mgr. (home port Glasgow Scotland)

Arrived Montreal P.Q. May 26, 1910 and entered service

Sold 1912 to Richelieu & Ontario Trnasportation Co., Montreal QC

Fleet merged 1913 into Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1915     Can 129497     (home port to Montreal QC)

Requisitioned late 1915 for off-Lakes service during World War I and left the Great Lakes

Sunk May 1, 1917 by German submarine U-18 off Boulogne France.  Three lives lost.



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