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

Other name(s): Delaware; Empire Rother; Manicouagan; Manitoulin; Washington Times Herald

Ship owner: British Ministry of Transport; Inland Steamship Co., Ltd.; Quebec & Ontario Transportation Co., Ltd.; St. Lawrence Steamships, Ltd.

Ship builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Wallsend-on-Tyne, England

Engine builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham-Richardson

Year ship built: 1929

Year engine built: 1929

Final disposition: Scrapped at Port Dalhousie, 1961


b) Delaware (1931)

c) Empire Rother (c.1940)

d) Manicouagan (1951)

e) Washington Times Herald (1954)

f) Manitoulin (1954)


1) Inland Streamship Co., Ltd, Winnepeg, Manitoba

2) St. Lawrence Steamships, Ltd.

3) British Ministry of Transport (with Cory & Sons, managers)

4) Quebec & Ontario Transportation Co.

Registry number: C. 149497

Hull number: 1383

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 17.8 ft.

Width: 43.4 ft.

Length: 252.8 ft.

Stroke length: 33 in.

Gross tonnage: 1940

Net tonnage: 1158

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 15 in.

Piston 2: 25 in.

Piston 3: 40 in.

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