Rockcliffe Hall 1

1928                                  Rockcliffe Hall     1                                  1961


Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter


Built at South Bank-on-Tees England by Smith’s Dock Co., Hull 841
Launched May 8, 1928

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’6” beam, 20’6” depth

1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 800 IHP

Enrolled at
253.0 x 44.1 x 18.5, 1900 GT, 1204 NT     Br 160709     to:
Hall Corporation of Canada, Montreal QC (home port Middlesborough England)

Entered service 1928

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1930     Can 160709     (home port to Montreal QC)

Sold 1955 to Colonial Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON (home port to Port Colborne ON) and renamed J. S. Walton.

Fleet renamed Scott Misener Steamships Ltd. 1959

Sold 1959 to Kingcome Navigation Co., Vancouver BC for off-Lakes service but did not leave the Great Lakes area.

Laid up at Cardinal ON.  Made one trip to Montreal QC during the 1960 season.

Sold for scrap 1961 to Steel Company of Canada, Hamilton ON.  Towed to Hamilton and scrapped there.




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