Rosemount 1

1896                                  Rosemount     1                                  1936


Steel bulk and package freight vessel


Built at Newcastle-on-Tyne, England by Wood, Skinner & Co., Hull 63

245’ LBP, 41’ beam, 21’9” depth

1 deck, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 900 IHP

Crossed the ocean and entered Great Lakes service 1896

Enrolled at Montreal QC by 1898

245.0 x 41.0 x 18.4, 1580 GT, 989 NT     Can 103565     to

Montreal Transportation Co., Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Sold 1916 to French Marine for off-Lakes service during World War I.  Transferred to French registry and renamed Aube.  Operated in French coastal waters during the rest of World War I, then laid up at St. Nazaire, France.

Sold 1922 to Aube Steamship Co., Montreal QC, Mapes & Ferdon, Mgr. and returned to the Great Lakes (home port to Montreal QC).

Laid up at Lachine QC at the end of the 1931 season and did not operate again

Sold 1932 to Sin-Mac Lines Ltd., Montreal QC.  Firm renamed Sincennes-McNaughton Tugs Ltd.

Scrapped 1936 at Sorel QC


See history in Scanner Feb 1980 (#90)

Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember III p. 16





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