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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Fairriver

Other name(s): Frank Wilkinson

Ship owner: Colonial Steamship Co.; Fairport Steamship Co., Ltd.; Huron Steamships, Ltd.; Sarnia Steamships, Ltd.

Ship builder: Barclay, Curle & Co., Glasgow, Scotland

Year ship built: 1929

Year engine built: 1929

Final disposition: Scrapped by A. Newman & Co. at Port Dalhousie, Ontario, 1961.


b) Frank Wilkinson


1) Fairport Steamship Co., Ltd., Welland, Ont. (Jenkins)

2) Huron Steamships, Ltd., Pt. Colborne, Ont. (1932)

3) Sarnia Steamships, Ltd., Sarnia, Ont. (1938)

4) Colonial Steamships, Ltd., Pt. Colborne, Ont. (1950)

5) Scott Misener Steamships, Ltd., Pt. Colborne, Ont. (1959)

Registry number: C. 161524

Hull number: 635

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 17.8 ft.

Width: 43.3 ft.

Length: 252.7 ft.

Stroke length: 33 in.

Gross tonnage: 1940

Net tonnage: 1160

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 15 in.

Piston 2: 25 in.

Piston 3: 40 in.

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