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Grovedale (Propeller), C145463, 1952


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Steam screw CHANDLER.* Official Canadian No. 145463. Of 1,563 gross tons; 1,005 tons Register. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1903. Home port, Montreal, Que. Of 97 horse power. 246.0 x 41.0 x 15.2 Owned by Canada Steqamship Lines, Montreal, Que.
      *Formerly GLENDOWAN and foreign names TREGASTEL and ROBERT WALLACE.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the Dominion
      of Canada on December 31, 1933
     
     
Steam screw ROBERT WALLACE. U. S. No. 111466. Of 1,640 tons gross; 944 tons net. Built at Buffalo, N.Y. in 1903. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 238.7 x 41.0 x 19.2 Passenger service. Crew of 18. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     
     

      screw ASPENLEAF.* Official Canadian No. 145463. Of 1,521 gross tons; 881 tons Register. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1903. Rebuilt at Sorel, Que., in 1942. Home port, Sorel, Que. Of 97 horse power. 246.0 x 41.0 x 15.2 Owned by Marine Industries Ltd. of Montreal, Que.
      *Formerly CHANDLER and foreign name TREGASTEL.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the Dominion
      of Canada on December 31, 1942
     



Steam screw GROVEDALE. Of 10,000 Tons Capacity. 545 x 55 x 31 32 hatches. Owned by Westdale Shipping Ltd., Montreal, Que.
      Great Lakes Red Book, 1966

     

ROBERT WALLAC.* Built April 11, 1903 Bulk Canal Propeller -Steel
U. S. No. 111466 1640 gt -944 nt 238.7' x 41' x 19.2' [?]
* Renamed (b) TREGASTEL - France -1916
      (c) GLENDOWAN -Can -1921 (C 145463)
      (d) CHANDLER -Can -1927
      (e) ASPENLEAF -Can -1942
      (f) HELEN HINDMAN -Can -1949
      (g) GROVEDALE -Can -1952
Scrapped at Port Dalhousie, Ont., in 1959.
      Union Dry-dock, Buffalo, Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio
     
     

      This record was created from a CSL fleet list
SECTION A: BASIC SHIP PARTICULARS
NAME: Chandler
OFFICAL NO.: 145463
TYPE: C1 (Canaller Bulk)
YEAR BUILT: 1903
BUILDER: Bufflao DD. Co.
COUNTRY WHERE BUILT: U.S.A.
LOA: 245.8
LBP: 241
BEAM: 41
MOULDED DEPTH: 18
GROSS TONNAGE: 1564
NET TONNAGE: 1005
CARGO TONNAGE: 2100
SECTION B: OWNERSHIP/NAME CHANGES/DISPOSAL
CSL OWNERSHIP DATES:
FROM: 1926
TO: 1939
VESSEL'S OTHER NAME: Robert Wallace
VESSEL'S OTHER NAME: Tregastel
VESSEL'S OTHER NAME: Glendowan
CHRONOLOGY:
YEAR VESSEL NAME OWNERSHIP/COMMENTS
1903-16 Robert Wallace Great Lakes & St. Lawrence
Transportation Co. Duluth Am.
1916-21 Tregastel Chemins de Fer De l'Etat Francais
(Soc. Maritime Nationale) Harve Fr.
1921-25 Glendowan Glen Steamships Ltd.
(J. Playfair) Midland Ca.
1925-26 Glendowan Geo. Hall Coal & Shipping Corp.
Montreal Que. Ca.
1926-39 Chandler C.S.L.
1939-42 Chandler Marine Industries Ltd. Montreal Ca.
1942-49 Aspenleaf Marine Industries Ltd. Montreal Ca.
1949-52 Helen Hindman Diamond SS. Co. Ltd.
(Geo. Hindman) Owen Sound Ca.
1952-56 Grovedale Reoch SS. Co. Ltd. (Montreal)
Owen Sound Ca.
1956-59 Grovedale Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence
Transportation Co. Ltd. Toronto Ca.
IV-1959 B.U. Port Weller.
SECTION C: CONSTRUCTION
SHIPYARD: Buffalo DD. Co.
SHIPYARD LOCATION: Buffalo, N.Y.
HULL NUMBER: 204
DATE OF LAUNCH: 1903
DATE OF DELIVERY: 1903
HULL: Steel 3 WT Bhds
HULL CONSTRUCTION: Rivetted transverse framed
SUPERSTRUCTURE: Steel texas and wheelhouse for'd, 2 masts, 1 funnel.
Rather small and light appearance compared to the
later Bulk Canallers.
COMPARTMENTS: FP, cargo space, machinery space, AP
SECTION E: ENGINE AND MECHANICAL
ENGINE TYPE: SR (T.E.)
CYLINDERS: 3 (15x25x42)
STROKE: 30
TURBINES: Not Applicable
HORSEPOWER: 650
MEASURE(IHP/SHP/ETC): IHP
AT (RPM): 95
YEAR BUILT: 1903
YEAR INSTALLED: 1903
ENGINE BUILDER: Detroit Shipbuilding Co.
PLACE BUILT: Detroit, U.S.A.
NUMBER OF BOILERS: 2
TYPE: Cyl SE 2 furnaces each WP 90
SIZE: 11x11
YEAR BUILT: 1903
YEAR INSTALLED: 1903
BOILER BUILDER: Detroit Shipbuilding Co.
PLACE BUILT: Detroit, U.S.A.
BOW THRUSTER: Nil
STERN THRUSTER: Nil
SECTION F: CARGO HANDLING CAPACITY AND FEATURES
HATCHES: 6
HATCH CENTRES: 24 C to C
      Marine Musium of the Great lakes, Kingston


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ex ROBERT WALLACE, TREGASTEL, GLENDOWAN, CHANDLER, ASPENLEAF, HELEN HINDMAN
Date of Original:
1952
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Local identifier:
McN.R.1617
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Grovedale (Propeller), C145463, 1952