PORT ARTHUR (K-233)

Registry and Rig Information

Name PORT ARTHUR (K-233)
Registry CANADA
Official Number CAN. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 208.33
Width 33.00
Depth 11.83
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00059

Vessel History

Rebuilds Hull stripped and engine placed in propeller LAKETON at Port Colborne, Ont., 1946. Hull towed to Midland, Ont., rebuilt by Midland Shipyards, Ltd., and converted to propelled hopper barge.
History Commissioned on May 26, 1942.Passed down, Port Colborne, May 19, 1942, on way to coast.
Sank Italian submarine TRITONE, January 19, 1943, off Bougie, Algeria. Paid off at Sorel, Que., July 11, 1945. Laid up at
Humberstone, Ont., along with corvettes SMITH FALLS, PARRY SOUND, and DUNDAS, after sale to Scott Misener, in November 1945.
After conversion to self-propelled hopper barge and with diesel engine, passed down, Detroit, July 18, 1948, bound for France. Was built as Revised \"Flower\" class corvette.
Disposition Ultimate disposition unknown.

Build Information

Builder Port Arthur Shipbuilding, Ltd.
Place Built Port Arthur, Ontario
Date Built 1942-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistry
PORT ARTHUR1948-00-00FRANCE

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Royal Canadian Navy1942-00-001945-00-00CANADACAN. NAVY
Scott Misener1945-00-001947-00-00CANADACAN. NAVY
Midland Shipyards, Ltd.1947-00-001948-00-00CANADACAN. NAVY
French Govt.1948-00-00FRANCE