1929                                              Saracen                                                 1962

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Wallsend-on-Tyne England by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Hull 1397
Launched March 26, 1929

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’2” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 750 IHP

Enrolled at
253.0 x 43.4 x 17.8, 1926 GT, 1147 NT     Br 161523     to:
Inland Lines Ltd., Montreal QC (home port Newcastle-on-Tyne England)

Entered service 1929

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 161523     (home port to Montreal QC)

Sold 1954 to N. M. Paterson & Sons Ltd., Fort William ON (home port to Fort William ON) and renamed Torondoc  (2)

Laid up at end of 1960 season at Kingston ON and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1962 to Ship Repair & Supplies Ltd., towed to Toronto ON and scrapped there.



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