Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.K.
Official Number 149470
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 253.00
Width 43.58
Depth 19.25
Gross Tonnage 2115.00
Net Tonnage 1286.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 01042

Vessel History

Disposition Torpedoed by German submarine, September 3, 1944, in position 45.15N x 58.05W, off Cape Breton Island, on voyage Boston for St. John's, Newfoundland; 14 lives lost.

Build Information

Builder Armstrong, Sir W.G., Whitworth Co.
Place Built Newcastle, Great Britain
Date Built 1928-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Mathews Steamship Co., Ltd.1928-00-001934-00-00U.K.149470
McKellar Steamships, Ltd.1934-00-001941-00-00U.K.149470
Bowater's Newfoundland Pulp & Paper Mills1941-00-001944-00-00U.K.149470