Kenefick, Judge

1925                                  Judge Kenefick                                  1964

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Hull England by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Ltd., Hull 647
Launched Jan 30, 1925

261’ LOA, 246’6” LBP, 43’1” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at Hull England
253.0 x 43.2 x 17.8, 1745 GT, 1119 NT     Br 148430     to:
Eastern Steamship Co., St. Catharines ON, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port Hull England)

Entered service 1925

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 148430     (home port to St. Catharines ON)

Sold Dec 29, 1936 to Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Toronto ON

Transferred 1953 to Norris Grain Co. (home port to Toronto ON)

Sold 1960 to Jemmig Enterprises Ltd., Chatham ON

Renamed H. J. McManus 1961

Sold for scrap 1961 to Marine Salvage Ltd.  Resold 1962 to Tank Truck Transport Ltd., Point Edward ON
Converted to acid tank barge at Port Colborne ON and renamed Chembarge No. 4.

Acid found leaking from her cargo hold into her bilges in spring 1964.  Towed into Lake Huron July 11, 1964 and scuttled.

 

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