City of Kingston

1926                                  City of Kingston                                  1961

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size package freighter

Built at Lauzon QC by Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing Co., Hull 490
Launched Nov 1925
Built for fast package freight service between Hamilton and Toronto ON and Montreal QC

250’ LOA, 230’ LBP, 38’ beam, 23’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1100 IHP

Enrolled at Montreal P.Q.
230.3 x 38.1 x 11.2, 1690 GT, 1013 NT     Can 152837     to:
Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service 1926

Laid up at end of 1957 season at Kingston ON and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1961 to Steel Factors Ltd.  Towed to Lauzon QC and scrapped there.

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember III p. 68



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