1929                                                Fairriver                                              1961

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Whiteinch Scotland by Barclay Curle & Co., Hull 635
Launched May 9, 1929

259’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’2” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 750 IHP

Enrolled at
252.7 x 43.3 x 17.8, 1940 GT, 1160 NT     Br 161524     to:
Fairport Steamship Co., Welland ON, Jenkins Steamship Co., Mgr. (home port Newcastle-on-Tyne England)

Entered service 1929

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 161524     (home port to Montreal QC)

Sold 1933 to Huron Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON, Ralph S. Misener, Mgr.

Fleet transferred 1939 to Sarnia Steamships Ltd., Sarnia ON

Renamed Frank Wilkinson 1944

Fleet merged 1951 into Colonial Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON

Fleet renamed Scott Misener Steamships Ltd. 1959

Laid up mid season 1959 at Port Dalhousie ON and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1961 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Scrapped at Port Dalhousie ON.

See history in Detroit Marine Historian Feb 1963 (#136)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 396



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