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Name: BRULIN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/07/1924
Completed: 08/1924
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 949
Dimensions: 2241grt, 1576nrt, 248.0 x 43.0 x 22.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (18, 30 & 49 x 36ins), 180nhp
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 148087
History:
08/1924 Bruce Lindsay Bros Ltd (W Crawford & Co), Newcastle & Montreal
1931 Managers Carter & Wood, Montreal
1934 Manager became RA Carter, Montreal
1940 Quebec & Ontario Transportation Co Ltd, Montreal; renamed OUTARDE
1960 Buckport Shipping Co Ltd (James Buckler), Montreal
1960 Renamed JAMES J BUCKLER
16/06/1960 Sank
Comments: 08/1925: Grounded at the head of the Morrisburg Canal. Refloated
15/07/1926: Collided with & sank tug EMMA L. Two tugmen died
16/10/1932: Grounded & holed on Seven Acre Shoal, Lake Ontario
Subsequently refloated, after a cargo lightening operation and repaired
30/11/1945: Damaged & sank at berth at Clayton NY during a storm
18/04/1946: Refloated & repaired at Kingston
1959: Sold for scrap but then resold for further service
13/06/1960: Stranded on Red Islet Shoal off the Saguenay River on
a voyage from Shelter Bay to Thorold with a cargo of pulpwood
Although she refloated herself she had to be beached again due to flooding
16/06/1960: Hull cracked in two during salvage operations and sank


Above photo as BRULIN copyright as per details on photo