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Name: WATERTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/04/1928
Completed: 05/1928
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 1043
Dimensions: 2115grt, 1386nrt, 253.0 x 43.7 x 19.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (17, 28 & 46 x 36ins), 190hp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149472
History:
05/1928 Mathews SS Co Ltd (AE Mathews), Newcastle / Toronto
1934 Colonial Steamships Ltd (R Scott Misener), Port Colborne, Ontario
1935 McKellar Steamships Ltd (R Scott Misener), Port Colborne, Ontario
1941 Bowater’s Newfoundland Pulp & paper Mills Ltd, St John’s, Newfoundland
11/10/1942 Sank
Comments: 11/10/1942: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U106 in 47.07N 59.54W
on a voyage from Corner Brook to Cleveland with wood pulp and newsprint