(1937) 1953                                   Springtide                          1954 (1972)

Steel ocean bulk freighter

Built at Sunderland England by Short Bros. Ltd., Hull 453
Launched 1937

524’ LOA, 504’ LBP, 54’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine,

Enrolled at
259.9 x 40.3 x 17.7, 1627 GT, 892 NT     Br 165530   
Springwell Shipping Ltd., London England

Entered Great Lakes service on a temporary basis 1953 chartered by Reoch Steamship Co., Montreal QC

Sold 1953 to Eastboard Shipping Ltd., London England, Federal Commerce & Navigation Co. Ltd., Mgr. and renamed Eastide.

Up Welland Canal June 10, 1953 and up Straits of Mackinac June 15 as Springdale;  up Sault Ste. Marie ON about June 21 as Eastide

May also have operated in the Great Lakes under same charter during 1954 season

Transferred 1953 or 1954 to off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Sullberg (Germany) 1956, Granny Marigo (Liberia) 1960 and Giuseppi Riccardi (Italy) 1961

Scrapped 1972 in Italy

IMO 5131529






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