Price, John H.

1927                                  John H. Price                                  1961


Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter


Built at South Bank-on-Tees England by Smith’s Dock Co., Hull 831
Launched March 31, 1927

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’2” beam, 20’ depth

1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 750 IHP

Enrolled at Montreal QC
252.6 x 43.4 x 17.8, 1905 GT, 1123 NT     Can 147788     to:
Hall Corporation of Canada, Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service 1927

Broke loose from her moorings Nov 27, 1951 while loading pulpwood at Ste.-Anne des Monts QC in storm and sank.  Abandoned to the underwriters as a constructive total loss.  Raised 1952, repaired at Lauzon QC by George T. Davie Co., resold to her previous owners and returned to service
Remeasured to 18.0 depth and 1937 GT, 1114 NT

Sold for scrap 1961 to Ship Repair & Supply Co. and scrapped at Toronto ON


See history in Scanner April 1996 (#228)




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