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

Other name(s): Nordrill; Simcoe

Ship owner: Canada Steamship Lines; Dwor Metal Company, Ltd.; George Hall Coal & Shipping Co., Ltd.; Glen Line; Hollis IV, Ltd.; Northern Offshore Drilling Co., Ltd.

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

Engine builder: McColl & Pollock

Year ship built: 1923

Year engine built: 1923

Final disposition: Scrapped in 1977 at Port Colborne.


b) Simcoe (1927)

c) Nordrill (1964)


1) Glen Line, Ltd., Midland, Ontario

2) George Hall Coal & Shipping Co., Ltd. (1925)

3) Canada Steamship Lines (1926)

4) Northern Offshore Drilling Co., Ltd.  (1962)

5) Hollis IV, Ltd., Chatham, Ontario (1966)

6) Dwor Metal Company, Ltd., Port Colborne, Ontario (1975)

Registry number: C. 145511

Hull number: 1195

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 17.9 ft.

Width: 42.5 ft.

Length: 250.3 ft.

Stroke length: 30 in.

Gross tonnage: 1783

Net tonnage: 1034

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 16 in.

Piston 2: 27 in.

Piston 3: 44 in.

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