Newona

1909                                  Newona                                  1915 (1942)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Wallsend-on-Tyne England by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Hull 841
Launched

258’6” LOA, 240’ LBP, 43’5” beam, 25’ depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1200 IHP

Enrolled at Newcastle-on-Tyne England
250.3 x 43.0 x 22.5, 2179 GT, 1401 NT     Br 125470     to:
Canada Atlantic Transit Co., Montreal QC (home port Newcastle-on-Tyne England)

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1910     Can 125470     (home port Montreal QC)

Sold 1915 to Fraser, Brace & Co. for off-Lakes service during World War I and left the Great Lakes.

Renamed Nevona, Georgia, Fassio and Picci Fassio.

Sunk Sept 2, 1942 by fire from an Allied submarine off Libya, Mediterranean Sea in World War II.

 

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