Hart, Judge

1923                                  Judge Hart                                  1942

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Cowes, Isle of Wight England by J. Samuel White & Co., Hull 1599
Launched April 21, 1923

261’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’3” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 900 IHP

Enrolled at Cowes, Isle of Wight England
253.2 x 43.2 x 17.8, 1729 GT, 1112 NT     Br 146247     to:
Eastern Steamship Co., St. Catharines ON, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port Cowes, Isle of Wight England)

Entered service 1923

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1931     Can 146247     (home port to St. Catharines ON)

Sold Dec 29, 1936 to Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Toronto ON

Wrecked Nov 27, 1942 on Fitzsimmons Rocks in heavy storm off Ashburton Bay, Lake Superior.
No lives lost.  Downbound with cargo of wheat from Fort William ON to Toronto ON.
Wreck slipped off rocks and sank in deep water.

See history in Scanner Oct 1992 (#198)



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