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  • Robert W. Pomeroy (1923)
        Official No.: 147076; Previous Registration: British (1930) 253x43x17 Owned by Eastern Steamship Co., Port Colborne, Ont. 1923-1936 to Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co. 1936-1942. Built by Earles Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Hull England. Engine 16-27-44x33 by builder. Requisitioned for war use 1941. Broke back in heavy seas in ...
      Official No.: 147076; Previous Registration: British (1930) 253x43x17 Owned by Eastern Steamship ...
  • Livingston (1928)
        Official No.: 149470; 253x43x19 Owned by Mathews Steamship Co., Toronto 1928-1933; McKellar Steamships Ltd. (Misener) 1933-1941; Newfoundland Pulp & Paper Mills Ltd. 1941. Built by Armstrong Whitworth & Co., Newcastle England and launched 03/04/28. Engine 17-28-46x36 by builder. Torpedoed 03/09/44 North Atlantic. ; Final Location: North Atlantic, War Loss (Torpedoed)
      Official No.: 149470; 253x43x19 Owned by Mathews Steamship Co., Toronto 1928-1933; McKellar ...
  • Lord Kitchener (1903)
        Official No.: 112230; 93x22x11 Owned by A. E. Moors, Saint John N. B.; Maritime Dredging & Construction Co. 1914. "Sprang a leak" in mid-Atlantic November 1916 en route to England. ; Final Location: North Atlantic, Foundered
      Official No.: 112230; 93x22x11 Owned by A. E. Moors, Saint John N. ...
  • Maplecourt (1894)
        Other Names: North West; Official No.: 141766; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1920) as North West 365x45x23 Owned by Canada Steamship Lines; to Reid Wrecking Co., Sarnia 1930; to United Towing & Salvage Co., Sarnia 1937. Built by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland 1894, rebuilt to odd-looking freighter by Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing ...
      Other Names: North West; Official No.: 141766; Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1920) as ...
  • Associate (1912)
        Official No.: 131163; First Rebuild: Official Number: 131163 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 108 x 26 -- 135 tons Rebuilt: in 1919 108x26x11 Owned by J. Backman, Riverport N. S. ; Final Location: North Atlantic, Lost At Sea
      Official No.: 131163; First Rebuild: Official Number: 131163 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 108 ...
  • Bahamas (1861)
        Other Names: General Meade; Previous Registration: U.S.A. as General Meade Later Registration: Bermuda (1878) 211x30x21 Owned by Quebec & Gulf Ports Steamship Co., registered in Bermuda. Built by Pearse, Stockton England 1861. Sank at sea 09/04/82 en route from Puerto Rico; 19 killed. (Another report gives date 10/02/82); Final Location: ...
      Other Names: General Meade; Previous Registration: U.S.A. as General Meade Later Registration: ...
  • Sharon (1912)
        Official No.: 129329; Previous Registration: British (1914) 290x41x? Owned by Dominion Government. Purchased for work on Hudson Bay Terminals (Port Nelson) but not used owing to war; missing at sea 10/11/14 with cargo of rails for France. ; Final Location: North Atlantic, Missing At Sea
      Official No.: 129329; Previous Registration: British (1914) 290x41x? Owned by Dominion Government. ...
  • Donnacona (1901)
        Official No.: 110363; Previous Registration: British (1909) 245x43x21 Owned by Hamilton & Fort William Navigation Co. 1898; to Inland Lines Ltd. 1908; to Canada Steamship Lines 1913. Built by Wood Skinner & Co., Newcastle England and launched 02/07/00. Engine 18½-30½-51½x36 by Ross & Duncan, Glasgow. Bulk freight, rebuilt for package ...
      Official No.: 110363; Previous Registration: British (1909) 245x43x21 Owned by Hamilton & ...
  • Algonquin (1888)
        Official No.: 95051; 245x40x21. Owned by numerous Great Lakes carriers. Built by Napier, Shanks & Bell, Glasgow Scotland 1888. Engine 21-33-54x36 by Dunsmuir & Jackson, Glasgow. Disabled 10/08/89 by collapse of new type "Brown" furnaces; "Cox" type substituted. 40' of stern rebuilt 1893: "made finer" (Globe) – had had difficulty ...
      Official No.: 95051; 245x40x21. Owned by numerous Great Lakes carriers. Built by ...
  • Tynemount (1913)
        Other Names: Port Dalhousie (1915); Official No.: 133544; First Rebuild: Rebuilt: in 1915 250x43x19 Owned by Forwarders Ltd., Kingston. First large motor-electric vessel. Built for Montreal Transportation Co. Made several trips United Kingdom-Spain; machinery a failure and owners refused to take delivery. Builders insolvent by that time, ship eventually taken ...
      Other Names: Port Dalhousie (1915); Official No.: 133544; First Rebuild: Rebuilt: in ...
  • Queen Victoria (1856)
        Official No.: 33252; Previous Registration: British (1858) 172x30x17 Owned by F. Baby, Quebec; to Provincial Government 1860. Built by R. Napier & Sons, Govan Scotland 1856, Engines (2 oscillating) 60x54 by builder. Used Quebec-Gulf. Arrived Quebec from builder 20/09/56. Sank at sea 04/10/66 en route Cuba to Quebec on first ...
      Official No.: 33252; Previous Registration: British (1858) 172x30x17 Owned by F. Baby, ...
  • Prince Rupert (1908)
        Other Names: Northmount (1914); Official No.: 124260; Previous Registration: British (1910) 249x43x20 Owned by Canadian Northwest Steamship Co. 1908-1912; Kingston Shipping Co. 1913; Montreal Transportation Co. 1914-1915. Engine 18-30-48 by Muir & Houston, Glasgow. Lost at sea en route to Trinidad 18/12/15 east of Newport News. ; Final Location: North ...
      Other Names: Northmount (1914); Official No.: 124260; Previous Registration: British (1910) 249x43x20 ...
  • Doris and Reta (1919)
        Official No.: 140879; 126x28x11 Owned by Southern Salvage Co., Liverpool N. S. Sunk 13/03/20 in North Atlantic, details lacking. ; Final Location: Mid-Atlantic, Foundered
      Official No.: 140879; 126x28x11 Owned by Southern Salvage Co., Liverpool N. S. ...
  • Dunelm (1907)
        Official No.: 123950; 250x43x24 Owned by Inland Lines Ltd., to Canada Steamship Lines 1913. Built by Sunderland Shipbuilding Co., Sunderland England. Engine 19½-33-54x36 by North Eastern Marine Engineering Works, Sunderland. "Difficult" voyage to Canada lasting 10/11 to 13/12/07. Lost at sea en route Sydney N. S.-Manchester England October 1915. ; ...
      Official No.: 123950; 250x43x24 Owned by Inland Lines Ltd., to Canada Steamship ...
  • Easington (1907)
        Official No.: 124336; 240x36x16 Owned in United Kingdom, chartered to Dominion Coal Co., Glace Bay N. S. Engine 19-31-51x36 (maker unknown). Missing at sea between North Sydney N.S. and Saint John N. B. about 26/09/15. ; Final Location: North Atlantic, Disappeared At Sea
      Official No.: 124336; 240x36x16 Owned in United Kingdom, chartered to Dominion Coal ...
  • Frank B. Baird (1923)
        Official No.: 147854; Previous Registration: British (1930) 253x43x18 Owned by Eastern Steamship Co., Port Colborne 1923-1936; Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., 1936-1940. Built by Napier & Miller, Glasgow Scotland. Engine 16-27-44x33 (maker unknown). Requisitioned for war use 1940. War loss 22/05/42 North Atlantic. (Built for Canadian service). ; ...
      Official No.: 147854; Previous Registration: British (1930) 253x43x18 Owned by Eastern Steamship ...
  • George R. Donovan (1926)
        Other Names: Kenordoc (1939); Official No.: 147782; 253x43x20 Owned by Union Transit Co., Toronto 1928; to N. M. Paterson & Sons, Ltd. 1939. Built by Furness Shipbuilding Co., Haverton Hill-on-Tees, England 1926. Engine 16-27-44x33 (maker unknown). Requisitioned for war use 1940. Lost 15/09/40 North Atlantic. ; Final Location: North Atlantic, ...
      Other Names: Kenordoc (1939); Official No.: 147782; 253x43x20 Owned by Union Transit ...
  • Christmas Eve in Battle of Atlantic: Schooner Days DXXVIII (528)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 7 Mar 1942     Christmas Eve in Battle of Atlantic Schooner Days DXXVIII (528) Will Santa Claus or Submarines Come Down The Ship's Funnel? by C. H. J. Snider <p ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 7 Mar 1942   Christmas Eve in Battle of Atlantic Schooner Days DXXVIII (528) Will Santa ...
  • Winter Convoy--Two Sundays At Sea In Battle Of The Atlantic: Schooner Days DXXVII (527)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 28 Feb 1942     Winter Convoy Two Sundays At Sea In Battle Of The Atlantic Schooner Days DXXVII (527) by C. H. J. Snider Off the ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 28 Feb 1942   Winter Convoy Two Sundays At Sea In Battle Of The Atlantic Schooner ...
  • Winter Convoy in Battle of Atlantic: Schooner Days DXXV (525)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 14 Feb 1942     Winter Convoy in Battle of Atlantic Schooner Days DXXV (525) by C. H. J. Snider Only reason for hooking this on to Schooner Days is this personal one -- each year the compiler ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 14 Feb 1942   Winter Convoy in Battle of Atlantic Schooner Days DXXV (525) by C. ...
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