1911                                  Yorkton                                  1940 (

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Sunderland England by Sunderland Shipbuilding Co., Hull 265

258’ LOA, 250’ LBP, 42’8” beam, 18’6” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 867 IHP

Enrolled at Sunderland England
250.0 x 42.1 x 16.4, 1772 GT, 1136 NT     Br 132060     to:
Mathews Steamship Co., Toronto ON (home port Sunderland England)

Entered service 1911

Fleet went into receivership 1931.  G. T. Clarkson, Toronto Ont., appointed receiver.

Fleet sold late 1933 to Colonial Steamships Ltd., Port Colborne ON, Scott Misener, Mgr.

Requisitioned 1940 by British Ministry of War Transport for off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes.



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