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Name: LIVINGSTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/04/1928
Completed: 05/1928
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 1042
Dimensions: 2115grt, 1286nrt, 253.0 x 43.7 x 19.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (17, 28 & 46 x 36ins), 190hp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd, Newcastle; Eng no 74
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149470
History:
03/05/1928 Mathews Steamship Co Ltd (AE Mathews), Toronto; registered at Newcastle
1934 Colonial Steamships Ltd (R Scott Misener), Port Colborne, Ontario
1935 McKellar Steamships Ltd (R Scott Misener), Port Colborne, Ontario
1941 Bowaterís Newfoundland Pulp & Paper Mills Ltd; registered at St Johnís, Nfl
03/09/1944 Sank
Comments: 03/09/1944: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U541, 265 miles WxS of St John's
On a voyage from Boston to St Johnís carrying general cargo


Above photo is courtesy of Edward J Dowling

Above photo is courtesy of Edward J Dowling

Yorkshire Post & Leeds Intelligencer, Wednesday, 04/04/1928