GLENIFFER (C.152641), a bulk freighter, was built by the Midland Shipbuilding Company, Midland, Ontario, for the Great Lakes Transportation Company, of Midland, one of the fleets then controlled by the late James Playfair. Dimensions 546 x 60 x 28, 7726 gross tons and 4439 net tons. GLENIFFER was powered by a triple expansion engine of 24, 41 and 72 inches diameter of cylinders by 48 inch stroke. Built in 1918 by the Hooven, Owens, Rentschler Company of Hamilton, Ontario. By 1927, most of Playfair’s vessels had passed into Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd., including the GLENIFFER which was at that time renamed ASHCROFT, the nane she bears today.
May 1961 p. 89
NOTE:- Built 1924