Steam screw PORTSMOUTH.* Official Canadian Number 151589. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1896, rebuilt Midland, Ont., in 1923. Of 3.193 gross tons; 1,875 tons reg. Home port, Midland, Ont. Owned by Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal, Que. 357.4 x 44.0 x 21.6 and 150 horse power.
* Formerly GLENSANNOX and foreign name GEORGE E. HARTNEL, a sailing vessel.
List of Vessels on Registry Books of the Dominion
of Canada on the 31st. Day of December, 1933
Canada Steamship Lines Fleet Record - PORTSMOUTH
Ship Particulars, History, Notes, etc.
Category Fleet Lists
This record was created from a CSL fleet list
SECTION A: BASIC SHIP PARTICULARS
OFFICAL NO.: 151589
TYPE: U1 (Upper Laker, Bulk)
YEAR BUILT: 1896
BUILDER: Chicago SB. Co.
COUNTRY WHERE BUILT: U.S.A.
MOULDED DEPTH: 27
GROSS TONNAGE: 3193
NET TONNAGE: 1875
SECTION B: OWNERSHIP/NAME CHANGES/DISPOSAL
CSL OWNERSHIP DATES:
VESSEL'S OTHER NAME: George E. Hartnell
VESSEL'S OTHER NAME: Glensannox
YEAR VESSEL NAME OWNERSHIP/COMMENTS
1896-1917 George E. Hartnell Northwestern Transp. Co. Detroit Am.
1917-23 George E. Hartnell Morrow SS. Co.
(P.W. Sherman) Detroit Am.
1923 Conv. from barge.
1923-26 Glensannox Great Lakes Transportation Co. Ltd.
1926-37 Portsmouth C.S.L.
II-37 B.U. Sturgeon Bay, America.
SECTION C: CONSTRUCTION
SHIPYARD: Chicago SB. Co.
SHIPYARD LOCATION: Chicago
HULL NUMBER: 19
DATE OF DELIVERY: 1896
HULL: Steel Pl. Stem Counter Stern, Hold Beams fitted, 2 WT. Bhds.
HULL CONSTRUCTION: Rivetted transverse framed
COMPARTMENTS: FP cargo hold and machinery space AP
SECTION D: REBUILDS AND ALTERATIONS
This vessel, originally a tow barge boat, was fitted with Engines
and Boilers at Midland Shipyard 1923. The engines were similiar to those
in the Granby class canallers.
SECTION E: ENGINE AND MECHANICAL
ENGINE TYPE: SR (T.E.)
CYLINDERS: 3 (19x32x56)
TURBINES: Not Applicable
AT (RPM): 80
YEAR BUILT: 1919
YEAR INSTALLED: 1923
ENGINE BUILDER: Worthington Pump & Mach. Co.
PLACE BUILT: Snow Holley, N.J., U.S.A.
NUMBER OF BOILERS: 2
TYPE: Cyl SE WP 180
YEAR BUILT: 1923
YEAR INSTALLED: 1923
BOILER BUILDER: Engine & Mach. Works
PLACE BUILT: St. Catharines, Ont.
BOW THRUSTER: Nil
STERN THRUSTER: Nil
SECTION F: CARGO HANDLING CAPACITY AND FEATURES
HATCH CENTRES: 24 C to C
HATCH SIZES: 10x28
HATCHES PER HOLD: 10x28
HOLD CAPACITY: 180,000 BU of Wheat
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