Parent, S.N.

1903                                  S. N. Parent                                  1959

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 151
Launched Feb 28, 1903

255’ LOA, 241’ LBP, 41’ beam, 18’ depth
6 hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 650 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI April 24, 1903 (#55)
241.0 x 41.1 x 18.8, 1640 GT, 987 NT     US 117240     to:
American Ship Building Co., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Entered service 1903

Reenrolled at Duluth MN May 7, 1903 (#91) to:
Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Duluth MN, A. B. Wolvin, Mgr.
(home port to Duluth MN)

Management of fleet transferred 1905 to D. Sullivan & Co., Chicago IL (home port remained Duluth MN)

Sold Aug 8, 1916 to the French government for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Veulettes (France) 1916

Sold 1921 to Glen Steamships Ltd., Midland ON, James Playfair, Mgr.,renamed Glenarm and returned to the Great Lakes
Enrolled British at 245.8 x 41.0 x 15.3, 1564 GT, 1005 NT      Br 145464

Fleet sold Feb 12, 1925 to George Hall Coal & Shipping Corporation, Montreal QC
Enrollment transferred to Canada     Can 145464     (home port to Montreal QC)

Fleet sold March 10, 1926 to Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Renamed Camrose 1927

Laid up at Kingston ON at the end of the 1929 season and probably did not operate again for this fleet.

Sold 1937 to Manseau Shipyard, Sorel QC

Transferred 1938 to Marine Industries Ltd. (home port to Sorel QC)

Transferred 1942 to Branch Lines Ltd. and renamed Palmleaf.
Remeasured to 1522 GT, 892 NT

Sold 1949 to Diamond Steamship Co., Owen Sound ON, George Hindman, Mgr. (home port to Owen Sound ON) and renamed Blanche Hindman  (1)

Sold 1951 to Reoch Steamship Co., Montreal QC

Renamed Parkdale  (1) 1952

Deepened 1953 at Port Dalhousie ON by Port Dalhousie Dry Dock Co.
Remeasured to 20.7 depth and 1912 GT, 1311 NT

Sold 1956 to Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Toronto ON

Fleet renamed Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd. 1959

Sold for scrap 1959 to A. Newman & Co., St. Catharines ON and scrapped at St. Catharines

See history in Scanner May 2005 (#292)



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