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Abbreviations: U.S.W.S.A. - U.S. War Shipping Administration;  U.S.M.C. - U.S. Maritime Commission;  M.O.W.T. - Ministry of War Transport; D.O.C. - Dominion of Canada

FORT CADOTTE

Type:

North Sands type

Tonnage:

7,128grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver - hull: Vancouver DD. Co

Delivery Date:

March, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Sir R. Ropner & Co., West Hartlepool for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1950: Counties Ship Management Co., London, renamed FRY HILL;

1957: Greek owners, renamed AKTI;

1961: Greek owners, renamed GLORIA;

1964: Greek owners, renamed HELEN;

1967: Broken up Kawajiri.

 

FORT CAMOSUN

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,126grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Victoria Machinery Depot Co., Victoria

Delivery Date:

June, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Thos.& Jno. Brocklebank Ltd., Liverpool for M.O.W.T. 

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.;

1960: Broken up U.S.A.

 

FORT CAPOT RIVER

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,128grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

May, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Larrinaga Steamship Co., Liverpool for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948: Acadia Overseas Freighters, Halifax, renamed HALIGONIAN DUKE;

1950: Counties Ship Management Co., London, renamed NOTTING HILL;

1957: Greek owners, renamed CEPHEUS;

1960: Hong Kong owners, renamed BRISA FELIZ;

1964:Panamanian owners, renamed ZAKIA;

Nov. 21, 1964: On passage from Wismar to Italy with a cargo of iron, she was in a collision in fog off Cape St. Vincent with the Greek tanker Hyperion, and sank the following morning while in tow of two Spanish trawlers.

 

FORT CARIBOU

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,132grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver - Hull: Vancouver DD. Co.

Delivery Date:

May, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Haldin & Philipps, London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1950: Panama owners, renamed FALCON:

1964: Panama owners, renamed GUNA;

1964: Panama owners, renamed PROGRESS;

Nov. 3, 1966: The ship went aground on rocks off the northern breakwater of Madras harbour after dragging her anchors in a cyclone, and she broke in two. She had been waiting in the outer harbour to go alongside a bulk carrier to load grain for Calcutta.

 

FORT CARILLON

Type:

North Sands type

Registry No. 168482

Tonnage:

7,129grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Davie SB. & Rep. Co., Lauzon

Delivery Date:

May, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Dodd, Thomson & Co., London for  M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1950: Fort Carillon Shipping Co., London, renamed MOUNT ROYAL:

1956: Liberian owners, renamed MONTE RICO;

1960: Greek owners, renamed LAMYRIS;

1963: Greek owners, renamed BARBARINO:

Jan. 7. 1968: The ship, which was in ballast and had anchored, was driven ashore at Novorossisk in bad weather, and became a total loss.

 

FORT CARLTON

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,131grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

June, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Sir W.Reardon Smith & Sons, Cardiff for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1950: Laurier Freighters Ltd., London, renamed SOREL

1952: Oakmount Steamship Co., Montreal, renamed SURFSIDE

1953: Liberian owners, renamed THEOMITOR

1963: Broken up Onomichi, Japan

 

FORT CATARAQUI

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 168356

Tonnage:

7,130grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Davie SB. & Rep. Co., Lauzon

Delivery Date:

October, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Raeburn & Verel Ltd., Glasgow for M.O.W.T. 

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C

1960 : Broken up Mobile, Alabama

 

FORT CEDAR LAKE

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,134grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

December, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Hain S.S. Co., London for M.O.W.T. 

History:

Mar. 17, 1943: The ship was on her maiden voyage, from Vancouver to the U.K., and was in mid-Atlantic (52°14'N/32°15'W) in a convoy which came under attack from U-boats, and she was sunk by U-665 commanded by Hans-Jürgen Haupt.

 

FORT CHAMBLY

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 168820

Tonnage:

7,130grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Davie SB.& Rep. Co., Lauzon

Delivery Date:

April, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Port Line, London for M.O.W.T. 

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.

1959: Broken up Mobile, Alabama

 

FORT CHARLOTTE

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,214grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

April, 1944; ex-BUFFALO PARK, 1945

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Eastern & Australian S.S. Co., London for M.O.W.T.

Notes: Completed as stores issuing ship

Post war History:

1947: Admiralty, fleet stores ship

1968: sold to Singapore shipbreakers

 

FORT CHARNISAY

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,133grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

February, 1943, hull: Vancouver DD Co

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Anning Bros., Cardiff for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.

1948: Italian owners, renamed MATILDE CORRADO

1963: Broken up at Tsuneishi, Japan

 

FORT CHESTERFIELD

Type:

7,127grt

Tonnage:

North Sands

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver; Hull: Vancouver D.D. Co

Delivery Date:

March, 1943 

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Hain S.S. Co., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1949: Panama owners, renamed HAWK

1965: Bahamas owners, renamed CABAHAWK

1968: Broken up at Kaohsiung

 

FORT CHILCOTIN

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,133grt

Dimensions:

439.5 x 57.2

Builders:

West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

June, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; H.Hogarth & Son, Glasgow for M.O.W.T. 

History:

July 24, 1943: The ship, with a cargo of iron ore and rock crystal, was on passage from Rio de Janeiro to the U.K. when, south-west of Recife, she was sunk by U-172 with the loss of four crew.

 

FORT CHIMO: launched as FORT CHIMO and completed by Canadian Vickers Ltd., Montreal, in August, 1942, as POINT PELEE PARK.

FORT CHIMO: launched as FORT CHIMO and completed by Marine Industries Ltd., Sorel, in December, 1943, as BELWOODS PARK.

 

FORT CHIPEWYAN

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,136grt

Dimensions:

439.5 x 57.2

Builders:

West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

July, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; ldwal Williams & Co., Cardiff for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.

1949: Indian owners, renameed BHARATRAJA

1962: Broken up Bombay

 

FORT CHURCHILL

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,129grt

Dimensions:

438.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

February, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Thos. & Jno. Brocklebank Ltd., Liverpool for M.O.W.T. 

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.

1948: Iran Government

1949: U.S.M.C.

1958: Broken up Baltimore, Maryland

 

FORT CLATSOP

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,157grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

August, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; J. & J.Denholm Ltd., Glasgow for  M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1946: Montreal Shipping Co., Montreal, renamed MONT CLAIR

1948: Pakistan owners, renamed  HUSAINI

1948: Renamed AL HUSEINI

Believed broken up late 1960s

 

FORT COLUMBIA

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,155grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

July, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Charlton, McCallum & Co., Newcastle for  M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1946: Saguenay Terminals, Montreal

1948: renamed SUNRELL

1959: Liberian owners, renamed SULA

Broken up Kaohsiung 1969

 

FORT COLVILLE

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,153grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

September, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Alfred Holt & Co., Liverpool for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1945: Air stores issuing ship

1950: Western Canada S.S. Co., Vancouver, renamed LAKE KOOTENAY

1957: Greek owners, renamed ANDROS CYGNET

1957: Greek owners, renamed THEOSKEPASTI

1965: Greek owners, renamed MARIETTA T

Broken up Hong Kong 1967.

 

FORT CONCORD

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 168399

Tonnage:

7,138grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Davie SB. & Rep. Co., Lauzon,

Delivery Date:

November, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Larrinaga Steamship Co., Liverpool for M.O.W.T.

History:

May 12, 1943: On passage from St. John, N.B., to Manchester with a cargo of grain, the ship was north of the Azores when she was sunk by U-403 with the loss of 37 of the 56 on board.

 

FORT CONFIDENCE

Type:

North Sands type

Tonnage:

7.135grt

Dimensions:

439.5 x 57.2

Builders:

West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

July, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Maclay & McIntyre, Glasgow for M.O.W.T. 

History:

July 16, 1943: The ship suffered a serious fire while at Algiers and was beached, a total loss.

 

FORT CONNOLLY

Type:

North Sands type

Tonnage:

7,133grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

April, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Gibbs & Co., Newport, Mon for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1950: Counties Ship Management Co., London, renamed MARINA HILL

1957: Greek owners, renamed FOTOULIA

1961: Hong Kong owners, renamed ALISON

Broken up Kaohsiung 1966

 

FORT CONSTANTINE

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,221 grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

April, 1944, hull: Vancouver DD. Co.

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Ellerman & Bucknall SS. Co., London for M.O.W.T.

Notes: Completed as stores issuing ship.

Post war History:

1949: Admiralty, stores ship

Broken up Hamburg 1969

 

FORT CONTI: launched as FORT CONTI and completed by Prince Rupert Drydock & Shipyard, Prince Rupert, as EARLSCOURT PARK.

 

FORT COULONGE

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 168492

Tonnage:

7,136grt

Dimensions:

440.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

May, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Sir R. Ropner & Co., West Hartlepool for  M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1950: Counties Ship Management Co., London, renamed ANDOVER HILL

1961: Greek owners, renamed LOURIA

1964: Hong Kong owners, renamed SURABAJA STEER

1965: Hong Kong owners, renamed BERYL

Broken up Hirao 1970.

 

FORT COVINGTON

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 169777

Tonnage:

7,130grt

Dimensions:

440.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

October, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Counties Ship Management Co., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1950: Bedford Overseas Freighters Ltd., London, renamed BEDFORD EARL

Sept. 26, 1956: Aground on reef in the Ryuku Islands during a typhoon, and wreck sold for breaking up.

 

FORT CREVECOEUR

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,191 grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

August, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; H. M. Thomson & Co., Ltd., Edingburgh for  M.O.W.T.

Post war  History:

1946: Triton Steamship Co., Montreal renamed TRIMONT

1949:Panama owners, renamed EAGLE

1957: Panama owners, renamed SEACROW

Broken up Kaohsiung 1968.

 

FORT CREVIER

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 169712

Tonnage:

7,131 grt

Dimensions:

440.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

October, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Joseph Robinson & Sons, Newcastle for  M.O.W.T.

History:

Apr. 14, 1944: Severely damaged in the explosion of the cargo ship Fort Stikine at Bombay; used as a hulk for grain storage; 

Broken up Bombay 1948.

FORT DAER: Launched as FORT DAER and completed by North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver, in October. 1944 as WHITEROCK PARK.

 

FORT DAUPHIN

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,133grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co.,North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

June, 1943 hull: Vancouver DD. Co

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; J. Constantine SS Co., Middlesbrough for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1950: R. S. Dalgliesh Ltd., Newcastle, renamed WARKWORTH

1957: Panama, renamed BODORO

Jan. 27, 1967: Beached after being severely damaged in a collision with the American steamship Beaver State in Chesapeake Bay while bound from Corcubion to Baltimore with a cargo of manganese ore. Re-floated and broken up at Portsmouth, Va,

 

FORT DEARBORN

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,160grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

January, 1944

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Haldin & Philipps (The Court Line), London for M.O.W.T.

History: 30 July 1944: Damaged by E-boat torpedo in the English Channel, repaired.

Post war History:

1947:Canadian owners, renamed MANX NAVIGATOR

1949: South African Railways & Harbours, Durban, renamed ALOE;

1955: Southern Steamships Ltd., Johannesburg, renamed PRESIDENT STEYN

1962: Turkish owners, renamed DEMIREL

Sept. 23, 1964: Ashore in gale at Ahirkapi, Istanbul Roads. Refloated Sept. 25; not repaired, and broken up in Turkey in 1965.

 

FORT DEASE LAKE

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,126grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co, North Vancouver - Hull: Vancouver DD. Co

Delivery Date:

April, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Buries Markes Ltd., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948: Ivor Shipping Co., Montreal, renamed IVOR JENNY

1955: Greek owners, renamed NOVOR JENNY

1958: Greek owners, renamed JENNY

1961: Broken up Mihara

 

FORT DOUGLAS

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,129grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Victoria Machinery Depot Co., Victoria, August

Delivery Date:

1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Haldin & PhiUpps, London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1946: U.S.M.C.

1958: Broken up Baltimore.

 

FORT DREW

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,134grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

December, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Maclay & Mcintyre Ltd., Glasgow for M.O.W.T. 

History: 6 September 1943: Damaged by mine 35°52N/14°47E

Post war  History:

1948: U.S.M.C.

1961: broken up Mobile

 

FORT DUNVEGAN

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,225grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

April, 1944

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Ellerman & Bucknall S.S. Co., London for M.O.W.T.

Notes: Completed as stores issuing ship.

Post war History:

1949: Admiralty, stores ship

1968: Broken up Kaohsiung

 

FORT DUQUESNE

ex-QUEENBOROUGH PARK

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,220grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

November, 1944

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; A. Holt & Co., Liverpool for M.O.W.T.

Notes: Completed as stores issuing ship.

Post war History:

1947: Admiralty, stores ship

1967: Broken up Antwerp

FORT EDMONTON

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,202grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

September, 1944

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Ellerman & Bucknall S.S. Co., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: Federal Commerce & Navigation Co., Montreal, renamed FEDERAL VOYAGER

1961: Broken up Chiba, Japan

 

FORT ELLICE

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,129grt

Dimensions:

438.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver: Hull: Vancouver DD. Co.

Delivery Date:

June, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Lambert Bros., London Owners;Managers for M.O.W.T.

Post war

History:

1946: U.S.M

1948: Indian owners, renamed JAG VIJAY

1960: Broken up Bombay

 

FORT ENTERPRISE

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,126grt

Dimensions:

439.6 x 57.2

Builders:

West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

April, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Hall Bros., Newcastle for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1951: Tavistock Shipping Co., London, renamed TAVISTOCK;

1952: lvanovic & Co., London, renamed SOUTHWICK;

1956: Thos. & Jno. Brocklebank, Liverpool, renamed MAHSUD;

1961: Hong Kong owners, renamed MARINE TRAVELLER, renamed BANDAHARA, 1962;

1964: Hong Kong owners, renamed OTONE;

1966: Broken up Hirao, Japan

 

FORT ERIE

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 168477

Tonnage:

7,128grt

Dimensions:

440.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

May, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; F. S. Dawson Ltd., Cardiff for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1951: Fort Erie Steamship Co., Montreal, renamed MAIDENHEAD;

1957: Greek owners, renamed ARISTEFS;

1966: Hong Kong owners, renamed TUNG YIH;

1967: Broken up Keelung

 

FORT ESPERANCE: Launched as FORT ESPERANCE and completed by North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd.. Vancouver, in July, 1943, as GREEN GABLES PARK.

 

FORT ESPERANCE (II)

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 169708

Tonnage:

7,138grt

Dimensions:

440.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

November, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Allan, Black & Co., Sunderland for M.O.W.T.

History:

1950: Morland Navigation Co., Montreal, renamed NIMARIS;

1956: Panama owners, renamed CAPTAIN NICOS;

1963: Philippines owners, renamed LUZON LOGGER;

1965: Swiss owners, renamed JUDY;

1965: Swiss owners, renamed YAMBO, ,

1969; renamed BUNA

1969: Broken up Shadoshima Island.

FORT FAIRFORD

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,134grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

January, 1943

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Morel Ltd., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.;

1948: Liberian owners, renamed GENERAL RIVERA;

1967: Broken up Spezia

 

FORT FIDLER

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,141grt

Dimensions:

444.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

May, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Smith, Hogg & Co., West Hartlepool for M.O.W.T.

History: May, 14, 1944 Damaged by torpedo from U-616 commanded by Siegfried Koitschka, 36°45N/00°55E.  Repaired at Lisbon.

Post war History:

1946: Portuguese owners, renamed ALCOUTIM;

1971: Broken up Bilbao

 

FORT FINLAY

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,134grt

Dimensions:

439.8 x 57.2

Builders:

West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

January, 1943

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Sir R. Ropner & Co., West Hartlepool for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948: U.S.M.C.;

1959: Broken up Beaumont.

 

FORT FITZGERALD

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,133grt

Dimensions:

439.8 x 57.2

Builders:

West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

March, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; E. R. Management Co., Cardiff for M.O.W.T.

History:

Oct. 4, 1943: Bound from New York to Alexandria, the ship was near Cape Tenes, west of Algiers (36°42N/01°17E), when she was severely damaged by German aircraft and had to be sunk the following day by one of the escorting destroyers.

 

FORT FORK

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,134grt

Dimensions:

438.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

September, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Sir Wm. Reardon Smith & Sons, Cardiff for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.;

1948: Italian owners, renamed PUNTA AMICA;

1962: Broken up Italy

 

FORT FRANKLIN

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,135grt

Dimensions:

439.8 x 57.2

Builders:

West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

December, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Dodd, Thomson & Co. (The King Line), London for M.O.W.T.

History:

July 16, 1943: Bound in ballast from the Middle East to Durban, the ship was east of Madagascar (22°36S/51°22E) when she was sunk by U-181 with the loss of five of her crew.

 

FORT FRASER

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,126grt

Dimensions:

438.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

April, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Mungo, Campbell & Co., Newcastle for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948: U.S.M.C.;

1959: Broken up Beaumont, Texas

 

FORT FREDERICK

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,135grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

November, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; James Gardiner & Co., Glasgow for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.;

1948: Italian owners, renamed DODIN MARSANO;

1957: Italian owners, renamed GOLFO Dl AUGUSTA;

1967: Broken up Spezia

 

FORT FROBISHER

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,134grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

February, 1943

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Maclay & Mcintyre Ltd., Glasgow for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948: U.S.M.C.;

1962: Broken up U.S.

 

FORT FRONTENAC: Launched as FORT FRONTENAC and completed by Marine Industries Ltd., Sorel, in October, 1942, as FORT ROYAL PARK.

 

FORT FRONTENAC (II)

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 169646

Tonnage:

7,148grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Marine Industries Ltd., Sorel

Delivery Date:

September, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; J. & C. Harrison Ltd., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1950: Laurentian Marine Co., Montreal, renamed LAURENTIAN VALLEY;

1957: Panama owners, renamed AEGEAN SEA;

1958: Italian owners, renamed ACHILLE;

1968: Broken up Spezia

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