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Name: GLENCORRIE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/03/1923
Completed: 04/1923
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1195
Dimensions: 1783grt, 1034nrt, 250.3 x 42.5 x 17.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (16, 27 & 44 x 30ins), 106nhp
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 145511
History:
04/1923 Glen Line Ltd of Midland Ontario (J Playfair), Midland, Ontario
1926 Geo Hall Coal & Shipping Corporation, Montreal
1926 Canada Steamship Lines Ltd, Montreal
1927 Renamed SIMCOE
1961 Northern Offshore Drilling Ltd, Kingston, Ontario
1964 Renamed NORDRILL
1966 Hollis IV Ltd, Kingston, Ontario
1974 Broken up
Comments: 1961: Converted to a drilling barge
1974: Broken up at Port Colborne by Dwor Metals Ltd and Marine Salvage Ltd


Above photo as SIMCOE copyright of Bowling Green State University