1929                                    Starwell                                             1962

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Sunderland England by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Hull 1387
Launched April 11, 1929

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

Enrolled at
252.8 x 43.4 x 17.8, 1938 GT, 1158 NT     Br 161518     to:
Welland Steamships Ltd., Welland ON, Jenkins Steamship Co., Mgr. (home port Newcastle-on-Tyne England)

Entered service 1929

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 161518     (home port to Montreal QC)

Sold 1932 to Huron Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON, Scott Misener, Mgr.

Fleet transferred 1939 to Sarnia Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON

Renamed John A. France  (1) 1944

Fleet merged 1951 into Colonial Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON

Fleet renamed Scott Misener Steamships Ltd. 1959

Sold 1959 to Reoch Transports Ltd.,  and renamed Avondale  (1)

Sold for scrap 1962 to Steel Company of Canada and scrapped at Hamilton ON



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