1928                                  Coalhaven                                  1968

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

Built at Haverton Hill-on-Tees England by Furness Shipbuilding Co., Hull 134
Launched May 22, 1928

258’ LOA, 252’6” LBP, 43’ beam, 22’ depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1100 IHP

Enrolled at
252.5 x 43.4 x 22.8, 2362 GT, 1370 NT     Br 160508     to:
Coal Carriers Corporation, Brockville ON (home port London England)

Entered service 1928

Sold 1929 to Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 160508     (home port to Montreal QC)

Sold 1962 to Bayswater Shipping Ltd., Brockville ON (home port to Brockville ON) and renamed Bayfair.
(Purchased to replace str. Bayanna, which was scrapped following a grounding in 1962)

Sold for scrap 1968 to Long Island Salvage Inc.  Resold to United Metals and scrapped at Hamilton ON.



2 thoughts on “Coalhaven

  1. I am trying to locate a distant relative, Jack Scott, who I believe was an engineer on this boat probably in the 60’s. He was my fathers brother.

    • I would try posting your question on the Information Search page of They have enough watchers that someone may be able to help you.

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