1930                                              Redstar                                1963 (1971)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freight barge

Built at Montreal QC by Canadian Vickers Ltd., Hull 113


260’ LOA, 248’ LBP, 43’7” beam, 15’ depth
1 deck

Enrolled at Montreal QC
255.2 x 43.6 x 19.0, 1524 GT, 1524 NT     Can 154910     to:
The Red Barge Line Ltd., Montreal QC, Sin-Mac Lines Ltd, Mgr.  (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service 1930

Renamed Redfern 1931

Converted 1932 to twin-screw diesel bulk freighter at Sorel QC by Chantiers Manseau Ltee.
Remeasured to 1769 GT, 1429 NT

Sold 1934 to North American Transport Ltd., Montreal QC

Sold 1948 to Beaconsfield Steamships Ltd., Montreal QC

Sold 1962 for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Zenavia 1963

Struck reef April 28, 1971 off Burin Peninsula, NL and caught fire.  Foundered while being towed to Marystown NL

IMO 5291472





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