1928                                  Livingston                                  1941 (1944)


Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter


Built at Newcastle England by Armstrong Whitworth & Co., Hull 1042
Keel laid Jan 17, 1928; launched April 3, 1928

258’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’6” beam, 20’6” depth

1 deck, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at
253.0 x 43.7 x 19.3, 2115 GT, 1286 NT     Br 149470     to:
Mathews Steamship Co., Toronto ON (home port Newcastle England)

Entered service 1928

Repossessed 1931 by her shipbuilder

Mathews fleet went into receivership 1931.  G. T. Clarkson, Toronto ON, appointed receiver.

Sold 1934 to McKellar Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON, Scott Misener, Mgr.

Sold 1941 for off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes

Torpedoed and sunk Sept 3, 1944 by German submarine U-541 off Nova Scotia, Atlantic Ocean.  14 lost.
Enroute from Boston MA to St. John’s Newfoundland


See history in Scanner Nov 1996 (#231)




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