Meadcliffe Hall

1929                                  Meadcliffe Hall                                  1959 (196?)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at South Bank-on-Tees England by Smith’s Dock Co., Hull 868
Keel laid Nov 29, 1928;  launched Feb 7, 1929

258’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’8” beam, 20’6” depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 750 IHP

Enrolled at
253.0 x 44.1 x 18.5, 1895 GT, 1184 NT     Br 160716     to:
Hall Corporation of Canada, Montreal QC (home port Middlesborough England)

Entered service 1929

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1930     Can 160716     (home port to Montreal QC)

Sold 1955 to Colonial Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne Ont. (home port to Port Colborne ON) and renamed Picton.

Fleet renamed Scott Misener Steamships Ltd. 1959

Sold 1959 to Kingcome Navigation Co., Vancouver BC for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes.

Renamed El Llandero (Venezuela) 1960

Probably scrapped in early 1960s in Venezuela



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