Midland Prince

1907                                  Midland Prince                                  1968

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Collingwood ON by Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., Hull 9
Launched Dec 5, 1906

484’ LOA, 466’ LBP, 55’ beam, 31’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 2200 IHP

Enrolled at Midland ON
474.0 x 55.0 x 27.0, 6636 GT, 5142 NT     Can 116699     to:
Midland Navigation Co., Midland ON, James Playfair, Mgr. (home port Midland ON)

Entered service 1907

Fleet merged 1910 into Inland Lines Ltd., Midland ON

Remeasured 1911 to 6133 GT, 4560 NT

Fleet merged 1913 into Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC
Converted to self-unloader 1929 at Midland ON by Midland Shipbuilding Co.
Remeasured to 6339 GT, 4244 NT

Laid up at end of 1966 season at Kingston ON

Sold for scrap 1968 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Resold to Spanish shipbreakers.  Cleared Quebec QC June 7, 1969 with str. C. A. Bennett towed by German tug Rotesand.  Tow arrived Puerto de Santa Maria Spain late June 1969.

 

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