Westcliffe Hall 1

1928                                  Westcliffe Hall     1                                  1963

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at South Bank-on-Tees England by Smith’s Dock Co., Hull 840
Launched April 23, 1928

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’6” beam, 20’6” depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 800 IHP

Enrolled at
253.0 x 44.1 x 18.5, 1900 GT, 1204 NT     Br 160708     to:
Hall Corporation of Canada, Montreal QC (home port Middlesborough England)

Entered service 1928

Enrollemt transferred to Canada 1931     Can 160708     (home port to Montreal QC)

Chartered 1941 to the Minister of War Transport for off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes

Returned 1948 to previous owner and returned to the Great Lakes

Sold 1955 to Colonial Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON (home port to Port Colborne ON) and renamed Wheaton.

Laid up at Cardinal ON at the end of the 1961 season and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1963 to Percy E. LaRose.  Scrapping started at Cardinal and finshed 1966 at Hamilton ON

 

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