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