The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Redfern (1930)


Year of Build:
1930
Official Number:
154910
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Newfoundland, Canada
How:
Foundered
History

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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Redfern (1930)