Mondoc 1

1928                                  Mondoc     1                                  1940 (1941)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Wallsend-on-Tyne England by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Hull 1333
Launched Feb 10, 1928

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 43.3 x 17.8, 1926 GT, 1147 NT     Br 149459     to:
Paterson Steamships Ltd., Fort William ON (home port Newcastle-on-Tyne England)

Entered service 1928

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1930     Can 149459     (home port to Fort William ON)

Requisitioned 1940 for off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes

Exploded Oct 6, 1941 off the east coast of Trinidad, Caribbean Sea.  Enroute from Demerara, British Guiana to St. Thomas VI with a cargo of bauxite.

 

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