1910                                  Keystorm                                  1912

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Wallsend-on-Tyne England by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Hull 844

258’ LOA, 250’ LBP, 42’4” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 720 IHP

Enrolled at Newcastle-on-Tyne England
250.1 x 42.5 x 17.9, 1721 GT, 1298 NT     Br. 129749     to:
Keystone Transportation Co., Montreal QC, a subsidiary of Montreal Light, Heat & Power Co. (home port Newcastle-on-Tyne England)

Entered service 1910

Fleet renamed Keystone Transportation Co. of Canada 1911

Stranded Oct 26, 1912 in St. Lawrence River and slid off into deep water.  No lives lost.  Enroute from Charlotte NY to Montreal QC with cargo of coal.

See history in Scanner May 1976 (#58)



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