Irwin, John 1

1929                                  John Irwin     1                                  1975

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size tanker

Built at Haverton Hill-on-Tees England by Furness Shipbuilding Co., Hull 145
Launched March 7, 1929

259’ LOA, 250’ LBP, 43’ beam, 18’ depth
1 deck, oil-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 900 IHP

Enrolled at
250.0 x 43.2 x 18.0, 1926 GT, 1116 NT     Br 160718     to:
McColl-Frontenac Oil Co., Toronto ON  (home port Middlesborough England)

Entered service 1929

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1930     Can 160718     (home port to Toronto ON)

Transferred 1931 to S. S. John Irwin Ltd.

Transferred 1939 to S. S. Cyclo-Brave Ltd. and renamed Cyclo-Brave.

Transferred 1947 to S. S. Texaco Brave Ltd. and renamed Texaco Brave  (1)

Sold 1947 to Texaco Canada Ltd.

Sold for scrap 1975 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Scrapped at Port Colborne.

(Last steam powered tanker operating on the Great Lakes)

IMO 5356961



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