Ames, A.E.

1903                                  A. E. Ames                                   1917 (1940)

Steel St. Lawrence Canal size package freighter

Built at Howdon-on-Tyne, Eng. by Northumberland Ship Building Co., Hull 109
Launched March 3, 1903

257’ LOA, 246’ LBP, 37’ beam, 24’ depth
2 decks, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1150 IHP

Enrolled at Newcastle Eng.
246.0 x 36.0 x 21.8, 1582 GT, 992 NT     Br 114449     to:
Canadian Lake & Ocean Navigation Co., Montreal QC (home port Newcastle Eng.)

Entered Great Lakes service 1903

Sold 1910 to Merchants Mutual Line, Montreal QC

Fleet merged 1914 into Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Sold 1917 to the British government for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Breughel (Belgium) 1920 and Ginette LeBorgne (France)

Sunk Sept 13, 1940 by mine off Sardinia in the Mediterranean Sea.



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