1927                                  Swiftwater                                  1961

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Blyth England by Cowpen Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Hull 238

261’ LOA, 252’ LBP, 42’6” beam, 20’6” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at
252.0 x 42.6 x 18.0, 1739 GT, 1044 NT     Br 147749     to:
Water Transports Ltd., Montreal QC, a subsidiary of Montreal Heat, Light & Power Co. (home port Blyth England)

Entered service 1927

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1932     Can 147749     (home port to Montreal QC)

Transferred 1935 to Canadian Lake Carriers Ltd., Montreal QC

Transferred 1938 to Keystone Transports Ltd., Montreal QC and renamed Keydon.

Fleet sold 1955 to La Verendrye Lines Ltd., Montreal QC

Laid up at the end of the 1958 season at Kingston ON and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1961 to Crawford Metal Co.  Scrapped at Kingston ON



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