Taylor, Shirley G.

1925                                  Shirley G. Taylor                                  1964

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Hull England by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Ltd., Hull 649
Launched March 21, 1925

261’ LOA, 246’6” LBP, 43’1” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at Hull England
253.0 x 43.2 x 17.8, 1745 GT, 1124 NT     Br 148440     to:
Eastern Steamship Co., St. Catharines ON, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port Hull England)

Entered service 1925

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 148440     (home port to St. Catharines ON)

Sold April 1936 to Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Toronto ON

Transferred 1953 to Norris Grain Co. (home port to Toronto ON)

Laid up at the end of the 1959 season and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1964 to A. Newman & Co., Port Dalhousie ON and scrapped at Port Dalhousie.



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