Pillsbury, John S.

1925                                  John S. Pillsbury                                  1964

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Hull England by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Ltd., Hull 668
Launched Feb 26, 1926

261’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’1” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 950 IHP

Enrolled at Hull England
253.0 x 43.2 x 17.8, 1754 GT, 1126 NT     Br 149071     to:
Eastern Steamship Co., St. Catharines ON, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port Hull England)

Entered service 1926

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 149071     (home port to St. Catharines ON)

Sold April 1936 to Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Toronto ON

Transferred 1952 to Norris Grain Co. (home port to Toronto ON)

Sold for scrap 1964 to A. Newman & Co. and scrapped at Port Dalhousie ON



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