First Rebuild: Official Number: 154910 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 255 x 44 -- 1769 tons Rebuilt: in 1931
255x44x19 Owned by North American Transports Ltd., Montreal 1934-1948; Beaconsfield Steamships Ltd. 1948-1962. Built by Canadian Vickers, Montreal 1930. Like other "Red" barges", intended to be towed by tugs in grain trade. Proposal quickly proved unfeasible, this one motorized 1931 as "pilot model" for the other conversions made two years later. Sold for use as fish processing plant "Zenava" 1963.
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