1950                                         Coverdale                                          1985

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Midland ON by Midland Shipyards Ltd., Hull 34
Launched Oct 15, 1949

639’6” LOA, 623’ LBP, 67’ beam, 35’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, Skinner Unaflow engine, 3600 IHP

Enrolled at Montreal QC
623.2 x 67.2 x 30.4, 11996 GT, 8267 NT     Can 190493     to:
Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service 1950

Transferred 1961 to foreign flag Ocean Lines Ltd. (home port Hamilton, British West Indies Br 190493

Boilers converted to oil firing 1967 at Port Arthur ON by Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co.

Returned 1971 to previous owner and to Canadian enrollment and Official Number

Sold 1973 to Hindman Transportation Co., Owen Sound ON and renamed George Hindman  (4)

Sold 1978 to Quebec & Ontario Transportation Co., Thorold ON

Renamed Meldrum Bay 1979.

Sold for scrap 1985 and scrapped at Port Colborne ON

IMO 5081516






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