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

Other name(s): Silverdale

Ship owner: Canada Steamship Lines; Great Lakes Transit Corp.; Westdale Shipping, Ltd.

Ship builder: Midland Ship Building Co., Midland, Ontario

Engine builder: Hooven, Owens, Rentschler, Hamilton, Ohio

Year ship built: 1925

Year engine built: 1918

Final disposition: Scrapped, 1984.


Engine built 1918; installed 1925.

Converted to self -unloader, 1963.


b) Silverdale


1) Great Lakes Transit Corp.

2) Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal, Quebec (1926)

3) Westdale Shipping, Ltd. (1978)

Registry number: C. 152643

Hull number: 14

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter, self unloader

Height: 28.2 ft.

Width: 60.2 ft.

Length: 580.2 ft.

Stroke length: 48 in

Gross tonnage: 8233

Net tonnage: 4780

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 24.5 in.

Piston 2: 41.5 in.

Piston 3: 72 in.

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