1928                                  Waterton                                  1941 (1942)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Newcastle England by Armstrong Whitworth & Co., Hull 1043
Launched April 21, 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 149472     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 Oct 11, 1942 by German submarine U-106 off Cape Breton Island N.S., Atlantic Ocean.  No lives lost.

See history in Scanner Nov 1996 (#231)



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