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Name: GLENLEDI
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/06/1925
Completed: 07/1925
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1271
Dimensions: 2141grt, 235.1 x 44.2 x 23.9ft; (1925: 3571grt, 379.1ft)
Engines: T3cyl (22.5, 37 & 62 x 42ins), 249nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 148133
History:
07/1925 Great Lakes Transportation Co Ltd, Midland, Ontario
1926 Steamships Ltd (Canada Steamships Lines Ltd), Midland
1926 Canada Steamships Lines Ltd, Midland; renamed RENVOYLE
15/11/1967 Government of the USA
1968 Broken up
Comments: Sailed for Canada with a cargo of extra frames & plates for a new mid section
10/1925: Lengthened to 379.1ft by Collingwood Shipbuilding Co
01/06/1967: In collision with ss SYLVANIA
15/11/1967: Surrendered to US Marshall to limit liability for collision
Subsequently sold at auction for breaking
Q1/1968: Broken up at Ashtabula by Acme Scrap & Metal Co Inc


Above photo as GLENLEDI copyright of Edward J Dowling

Above 2 photos as RENVOYLE copyright of Edward J Dowling