1900                                  Strathcona                                  1915 (1917)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Dundee, Scotland by Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Hull 154

253’ LOA, 245’ LBP, 42’6” beam, 23’8” depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 800 IHP

Enrolled British
249.0 x 41.9 x 21.0, 1881 GT, 1465 NT     Br 110354     to:
Hamilton & Fort William Transportation Co., (home port Newcastle Eng.)

Crossed Atlantic Ocean and entered Great Lakes service 1900

Sold 1909 to Inland Navigation Co., Hamilton ON
Enrolled Canadian      Can 110354    (home port to Hamilton ON)

Converted 1912 to package freighter, 2 decks, at Collingwood ON by Collingwood Shipbuilding Co.

Fleet merged 1914 into Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Assigned 1915 to off-Lakes service during World War I and left the Great Lakes

Sunk April 13, 1917 by German submarine U-78 off England



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