1927                                  Coalfax                                  1965

Steel self-unloading St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Haverton Hill-on-Tees England by Furness Shipbuilding Co., Hull 125
Launched July 30, 1927

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’2” beam, 25’ depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 900 IHP

Enrolled at
253.0 x 43.3 x 25.3, 2482 GT, 1813 NT     Br 147793     to:
Coal Carriers Corporation, Brockville ON (home port Middlesborough England)

Entered service 1927

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1948     Can 147793     (home port to Brockville ON)

Remeasured 1949 to 2502 GT, 1833 NT

Sold 1957 to Hall Corporation of Canada, Montreal QC (home port to Montreal QC)

Laid up at the end of the 1963 season at Kingston ON and did not operate again.

Sold for scrap 1965 to Steel Company of Canada.  Resold to Spanish shipbreakers.  Arrived Santander Spain Aug 30, 1967 with str. Westmount towed by Polish tug Koral.



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