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Name Official number Flag IMO
JOHN B RICHARDS  148849  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1925  12/03/1925   
Vessel type Vessel description
Bulk Carrier Great Lakes  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Napier & Miller Ltd, Old Kilpatrick Old Kilpatrick  248 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1743 grt / 1236 nrt / 253.1 ft  43.2 ft  17.9 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
1- Screw. T3Cyl. (17, 28.5 & 47 - 33)in. 127nhp. Machinery Aft. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Eastern Steam Ship Co. Ltd., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1936 Upper Lakes & St Lawrence Transportation Co. Ltd. - G. C. Leitch, St. Catharine's, Ontario and transferred to Canadian flag
1959 Saint John D.D. Co. Ltd., St. John, New Brunswick 
Vessel history
07/09/1961 sank at New Market Slip, St John, New Brunswick while tug EMPIRE IMP was being floated from her deck after being transported from England. Hull ruptured midships from weight of water in bow. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1962  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
10/1962 broken up at New Market Slip, St. John, New Brunswick. 
 

 



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