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Battleford
Battleford - Sarnia, Ontario, Canada - June 11, 1960
 
More details and photos for: Battleford
Fleet:Canada Steamship Lines - CanadaIMO:5038129 
Owner:Canada Steamship Lines - Montreal, Quebec, CanadaCategory:Canaller (Pre-Seaway)
Manager: Port/Flag:Midland, Ontario, Canada
Dimensions:Length (oa): 79.6 m (261.0 ft) Length (lbp): 75.6 m (248.0 ft) Beam: 13.3 m (43.6 ft) Depth: 7.6 m (25.0 ft) Draft: 6.0 m (19.8 ft)Call Sign: 
Built:Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Shipyard, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England - Entered service in 1925/08
Names:Glenross (1940), Battleford (1966), Real Gold (1973/10)
Disposition:Scrapped at Tampico, Mexico by Laminadora Kreimermann & Aceros Omega
Arrived at yard in 1973/10; Work began in 1975

Photographer:Bill Hood - Toronto, Ontario, CanadaCollection:Late Bill Hood Collection (????-2012) (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Format:Kodachrome slideViews:18 
Uploaded:2023-01-19 2:27 PM by Jeff Cameron

Comments

Jan 19, 2023
2:45 PM
I like the lettering on the side, two colors. Very unusual.
Posted by: René Beauchamp