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Name: ROSEMOUNT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/06/1896
Completed: 07/1896
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 63
Dimensions: 1580grt, 989nrt, 244.3 x 40.2 x 18.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 34 & 57 x 39ins), 210nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 103565
History:
07/1896 Montreal Transportation Company, Montreal
1917 Cie Generale Transatlantique; renamed AUBE
1922 DH Mapes Jr, Montreal; renamed ROSEMOUNT
1923 Aube Steamship Co (Mapes & Ferdon Ltd), Montreal; renamed AUBE
1932 Sin-Mac Lines, Montreal
1939 Broken up
Comments: 1918: Laid up at St Nazaire until 1922
1926: Stranded in the Brockville Narrows of the St Lawrence
1926: Refloated & repaired
1927: Collided with a scow in the Welland Canal. Repaired
1930: Damaged in a severe Lake Superior storm. Repaired
1931: Laid up at Lachine Port Quebec
1932: Laid up at Soel
Q2 1937: Broken up at Sorel by Les Chantiers Manseau


Photo as ROSEMOUNT courtesy of Richard Cox

Photo as AUBE copyright of Bruce Carson

Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 11/06/1896