Weed, Shelton

1925                                  Shelton Weed                                  1959

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Hull England by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Ltd., Hull 650
Launched April 15, 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, 1122 NT     Br 148453     to:
Eastern Steamship Co., St. Catharines ON, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port Hull England)

Entered service 1925

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 148453     (home port to St. Catharines ON)

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

Home port to Toronto ON 1953

Fleet renamed Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd. 1959

Sold for scrap 1959 to A. Newman & Co. Ltd.  Scrapped at St. Catharines ON by Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd.



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