STRATHCONA (1900, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
BR110354
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dundee, SCOTLAND
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: listed as Freighter only
Hull Materials:
Steel
Hull Number:
154
Builder Name:
Caledon Shipbuilding and Engineering Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Hamilton and Fort William Navigation Co., Hamilton, ONT
Ownership Notes:
R. O. and A. B. MacKay, managers
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Length:
249'
Beam:
41.66'
Depth:
21'
Tonnage (gross):
1,881
Tonnage (net):
1,465
Capacity:
2,000 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
145 miles WNW Ronaldshea
Date:
13 Apr 1917
Notes:
sunk by bomb, German submarine, 9 lives lost; enroute Tyne-Marseille. Atlantic Ocean
History

1900 Sister ship WINONA; carried grain, rails and ore Fort William to lower lake ports.

1911 Rebuilt as package freighter Collingwood Ship building Co., Ltd., Collingwood, ONT.

1915 Caught in gale off Azores bound England for Canada; crew rescued by steamer ARIEL; vessel scuttled.

1916 Recovered

1916, Jul Collision with steamer GLENCOE British waters.

1917 Sunk WWI

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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STRATHCONA (1900, Bulk Freighter)