Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 207073
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 246.00
Width 42.00
Depth 15.50
Gross Tonnage 1603.00
Net Tonnage 867.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00180

Vessel History

Rebuilds Canadian measures, 1920 (246.66 x 42.25 x 14.5; 2484 gross - 1407 registered). Chinese measures, 1948 (246.66 x 42.25 x 15.75; 2482 gross - 1407 registered).
History Vessel was never enrolled under the name AVALON II.Vessel built for Canadian owners, but retained in U.S. enrollment, 1909-1920. Transferred to Canadian registry on March 31, 1920. Chartered to Indiana Transportation Co., Chicago, IL, 1915-1916.
As AVALON II, used as floating barracks at St. John's and Halifax, 1940-1946. Was removed from Canadian registry in 1940.
Disposition Dropped from Lloyds in 1955.

Build Information

Builder Detroit Ship Building Co.
Place Built Wyandotte, MI
Date Built 1909-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
CAPE ETERNITY1920-00-001935-00-00CANADA141863
AVALON II1940-00-001946-00-00CANADA

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co.1909-00-001913-00-00U.S.207073
Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd.1913-00-001920-00-00U.S.207073
Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd.1920-00-001935-00-00CANADA141863
Seaway Lines, Ltd.1935-00-001939-00-00CANADA141863
WahShang Steamship Co., Ltd.1946-00-001954-00-00CHINA
Lakeway Lines, Ltd.1939-06-301946-01-01CANADA141863