Prescodoc 1

1929                                          Prescodoc     1                                   1940 (1942)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Sunderland England by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Hull 1381
Launched March 25, 1929

259’ LOA, 252’8” LBP, 43’4” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 750 IHP

Enrolled at
252.8 x 43.4 x 17.8, 1938 GT, 1151 NT     Br 161514     to:
Paterson Steamships Ltd., Fort William ON (home port Newcastle-on-Tyne England)

Entered service 1929

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1930     Can 161514     (home port to Fort William ON)

Requisitioned 1940 for off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes

Sunk June 30, 1942

 

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