1929                                           Lockwell                                                  1961

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Wallsend-on-Tyne England by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Hull 1393
Launched April 15, 1929

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’2” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 750 IHP

Enrolled at
253.0 x 43.4 x 17.8, 1928 GT, 1148 NT     Br 161519     to:
Welland Steamships Ltd., Welland ON, Jenkins Steamship Co., Mgr. (home port Newcastle-on-Tyne England)

Entered service 1929

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 161519     (home port to Montreal QC)

Sold 1932 to Huron Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON, Scott Misener, Mgr.

Fleet transferred 1939 to Sarnia Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON

Renamed J. N. McWatters  (1) 1944

Fleet merged 1951 into Colonial Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON

Fleet renamed Scott Misener Steamships Ltd. 1959

Renamed Cardinal  (1) 1960 to free up name for new vessel building for the fleet (did not operate under new name)

Sold for scrap 1961 to Crawford Metals Ltd. and scrapped at Deseronto ON



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