Novadoc 2

1928                                  Novadoc     2                                  1940

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Wallsend-on-Tyne England by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Hull 1345
Launched

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’2” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 750 IHP

Enrolled at
252.8 x 43.3 x 17.8, 1934 GT, 1152 NT     Br 149465     to:
Paterson Steamships Ltd., Fort William ON (home port Newcastle-on-Tyne England)

Entered service 1928

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1930     Can 149465     (home port to Fort William ON)

Driven ashore Nov 11, 1940 in the “Armistice Day storm” near Pentwater MI, Lake Michigan.  Two lives lost.  Enroute from Chicago IL to Port Alfred QC with cargo of sulphite coke.

See history in Scanner Oct and Nov 2003 (#279)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 312

 

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