New York News 1

1922                                  New York News     1                                  1961

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Londonderry, Northern Ireland by North of Ireland Shipbuilding Co., Hull 101

257’ LOA, 250’2” LBP, 43’ beam, 19’4” depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 800 IHP

Enrolled at London England
250.2 x 43.0 x 16.8, 1670 GT, 970 NT     Br 146581     to:
Ontario Transportation & Pulp Co., Thorold ON (home port London England)

Entered service 1922

Transferred 1923 to Chicago Tribune Transportation Co.

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1925     Can 146581     (home port to Montreal QC)

Transferred 1928 to Quebec & Ontario Transportation Co.

Renamed Shelter Bay  (1) 1933

Sold 1958 to N. M. Paterson & Sons Ltd., Fort William ON (home port to Fort William ON) and renamed Labradoc  (1)

Laid up end of 1959 season at Kingston ON and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1961 to A. Newman & Co.  Towed to Port Dalhousie ON and scrapped.

See history in Scanner Feb 1985 (#135)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 356



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