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Launch of Fort Stikine, 1942
 

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 RAE

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:

September, 1942

Owners;Managers:

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

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.;

1948: Italian owners, renamed PIETRO CAMPANELLA,

1948: Renamed CLELIA CAMPANELLA,;

1960: Italian owners, renamed MONTE SANTO;

Broken up Vado, Italy in 1964.

 

FORT RAMPANT

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,134grt

Dimensions:

439.5 x 57.2

Builders:

West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

January, 1943

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Charlton, McCallum & Co., Newcastle for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

Apr. 17, 1943: On passage from Vancouver to the U.K., the ship was sunk by U-628 and U-226 in mid-Atlantic in convoy HX-233.

 

FORT RELIANCE

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,134grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

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

Delivery Date:

September, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Allan Black & Co., Sunderland for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.;

Broken up Bordentown, New Jersey in 1959.

 

FORT REMY

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 168411

Tonnage:

7,127grt

Dimensions:

440.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

February, 1943

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Evan Thomas Radcliffe & Co., Cardiff for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948: U.S.M.C.;

Broken up Baltimore 1958.

 

FORT RICHELIEU

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 169726

Tonnage:

7,150grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Marine Industries Ltd., Sorel

Delivery Date:

October, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Evan Thomas Radcliffe & Co., Cardiff for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

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

1964: Cyprus owners, renamed ALKON;

Broken up China 1967.

 

FORT ROMAINE

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 169622

Tonnage:

7,131 grt

Dimensions:

440.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

September, 1943

Owners;Managers:

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

Post war History:

1948: Canadian owners, renamed L'ALLOUETTE;

1950: Canadian owners, renamed MONTREALER;

1953: Greek owners, renamed EVEREST;

Broken up Castellon 1968.

 

FORT ROSALIE

Type:

Canadian

Tonnage:

7,374grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

July, 1945

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Ellerman Lines, London under Admiralty control 

Notes: Completed as a stores issuing ship and was used as an ammunition carrier.

Post war History:

1947: Admiralty, stores ship;

Broken up Castellon 1973.

 

FORT ROUGE: see FORT MIAMI.

 

FORT ROUILLE

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 169599

Tonnage:

7,131 grt

Dimensions:

440.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

July, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Cotts, Mitchell & Co., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948: Ivor Shipping Co., Montreat, renamed IVOR RITA;

1956: Greek owners, renamed NOVOR RITA;

1958: Greek owners, renamed RITA;

July 1, 1960: On passage for Colombo, the ship went aground off Goa and broke in two, total loss.

 

FORT RUPERT

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,142grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Prince Rupert Drydock & Shipyard, Prince Rupert

Delivery Date:

October, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Evan Thomas Radcliffe & Co., Cardiff for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.;

Broken up Baltimore 1958.

FORT ST. ANTOINE

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,165grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

December, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; H. Hogarth & Sons, Glasgow for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: Kerr Silver Lines, Vancouver, renamed MANX FISHER;

1949: Pakistan owners, renamed AL HASAN;

Broken up Karachi, Pakistan in 1964.

 

FORT ST. CROIX

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,160grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

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

Delivery Date:

December, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; United Baltic Corp., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: Constantine Line, Montreal, renamed ARGOVIC;

1949: Greek owners, renamed VASSILIS; 

1959: Greek owners, renamed YIOSONAS;

Broken up China 1967.

 

FORT ST. FRANCOIS

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 168403

Tonnage:

7,125grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Davie SB. & Rep. Co., Lauzon

Delivery Date:

December, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Counties Ship Management Co., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948: U.S.M.C.;

Broken up U.S. 1961.

 

FORT ST. IGNACE launched as FORT ST. IGNACE and completed by West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver, in October, 1943 as TECUMSEH PARK.

 

FORT ST. IGNACE: launched as FORT ST. IGNACE and completed by the Victoria Machinery Depot Co., Victoria, in August, 1944, as HASTINGS PARK.

 

FORT ST. JAMES

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,128grt

Dimensions:

438.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

January, 1942

Managers:

Ellerman's Wilson Line, Hull for M.O.W.T. (Purchased outright by British Government)

Post war History:

1946: Lambert Bros., London, renamed TEMPLE BAR;

1959: Hong Kong owners, renamed NORD SKY;

1960: Chinese owners, renamed HOPING SHI CHI,

1967: Renamed ZHAN DOU 27;

believed now broken up.

 

FORT ST. JOSEPH

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 169709

Tonnage:

7,151 grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Marine Industries Ltd., Sorel

Delivery Date:

October, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Capper, Alexander & Co., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

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

June 26, 1952: The ship went aground near Cape Guardafui, Somalia; refloated, Nov. 29;

Oct. 10,1953: arrived Suez in tow;

Broken up Savona, Italy in 1953.

 

FORT ST. NICHOLAS

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,154grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

September, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; John Cory & Son, Cardiff for M.O.W.T.

History:

Feb. 15, 1944: On passage from Naples to Salerno carrying supplies, the ship was sunk by the German submarine U-410.

 

FORT ST. PAUL

Type:

North Sands type

Registry No. 168484

Tonnage:

7,137grt

Dimensions:

441.6 x 57.2

Builders:

Marine Industries Ltd., Sorel

Delivery Date:

December, 1942

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Maclay & Mcintyre Ltd., Glasgow FOR M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1951: Champlain Freighters Ltd., Montreal, renamed TARSIAN;

1956: Greek owners, renamed MARIKA;

1958: Hong Kong owners, renamed LONGFORD;

1958: Chinese owners, renamed HOPING Wl SHI,

1973: Renamed ZHAN DOU 50;

Believed now broken up.

 

FORT ST. REGIS

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 169594

Tonnage:

7,140grt

Dimensions:

441.6 x 57.2

Builders:

Marine Industries Ltd., Sorel

Delivery Date:

June, 1943

Owners;Managers:

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

Post war History:

1948: Vancouver Oriental Lines, Vancouver, renamed YALE COUNTY;

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

Broken up Kaohsiung 1967.

 

FORT SAKISDAC

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,160grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

October, 1943

Owners;Managers:

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

Post war History:

1946: March Shipping Agency Ltd., Montreal, renamed MARCHCAPE;

1949: Panama owners, renamed MARGO;

1959: Panama owners, renamed TOULA N;

Broken up Hong Kong 1963.

 

FORT SALEESH

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,168grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

November, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Evan Thomas Radcliffe & Co., Cardiff for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1946: Constantine Line, Montreal, renamed ARGOMONT;

1949: Panama owners, renamed CORFU ISLAND;

Dec. 20, 1963: On passage from Wismar to the east coast of Canada, she went aground near Grindstone Light, Magdalene Islands, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, following engine trouble. Due to the weather and ice conditions, the ship was abandoned, a total loss.

FORT SANDUSKY: launched as FORT SANDUSKY and completed by North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver, in December, 1943, as KITSILAND PARK.

 

FORT SANDUSKY

Type:

Canadian 

Tonnage:

7,375grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

August, 1945

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Ellerman Lines under Admiralty control

Notes: Completed as stores issuing ship for fleet train service and was used a an ammunition carrier.

Post war History:

1949: Admiralty, stores ship;

Broken up Castellon 1973.

 

FORT SENNEVILLE

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 168312

Tonnage:

7,131 grt

Dimensions:

440.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Canadian Vickers Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

August, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; J. A. Billmeir & Co., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1946: U.S.M.C.;

1949: Indian owners, renamed BHARATRANI;

Broken up Bombay 1963.

 

FORT SIMCOE: launched as FORT SIMCOE and completed by Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver, in January, 1944, as GREEN HILL PARK.

 

FORT SIMCOE: launched as FORT SIMCOE and completed by Prince Rupert Drydock & Shipyard, Prince Rupert, in February, 1945, as ELGIN PARK.

 

FORT SIMPSON

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,133grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

September, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Chellew Steamship Management Co. for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.;

1948: Italian owners, renamed ATLANTA II;

1949: Renamed ATLANTA;

Broken up Vado, Italy in 1966.

 

FORT SLAVE

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,134grt

Dimensions:

439.7 x 57.2

Builders:

West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

October, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; McGowen & Gross Ltd., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948: U.S.M.C.;

Broken up Mobile, Alabama in 1960.

 

FORT SOURIS

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,134grt

Dimensions:

439.7 x 57.2

Builders:

West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

October, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; B. J. Sutherland & Co., Newcastle for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948: U.S.M.C.;

Broken up U.S. 1961.

 

FORT SPOKANE

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,128grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

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

Delivery Date:

June, 1943

Owners;Managers:

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

Notes

Launched as FORT NORWAY, completed as MOHAWK PARK; renamed FORT SPOKANE, 1944

Post war History:

1951: Buries Markes Ltd., London, renamed LA ORILLA;

1952: Italian owners, renamed ARIELLA;

Broken up Trieste, Italy in 1964.

 

FORT STAGER

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,132grt

Dimensions:

439.7 x 57.2

Builders:

West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

February, 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.;

Broken up Baltimore 1958.

 

FORT STEELE

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,133grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd., Vancouver

Delivery Date:

November, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Lyle Shipping Co., Glasgow for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948: U.S.M.C.;

Broken up Beaumont 1959.

 

FORT STIKINE

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,142grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Prince Rupert Drydock & Shipyard, Prince Rupert

Delivery Date:

July, 1942

Owners;Managers:

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

Post war History:

Apr. 14, 1944: The ship was at Bombay when a fire broke out in a hold. The ship was carrying bales of cotton, 1,400 tons of explosive ordnance and 1mn. of gold bars. The flames reached the cargo and there were two huge explosions, 20 minutes apart. Warehouses, offices, sheds and ships were destroyed in the blasts and the western part of the city was set alight. It has never been established how many people died, but the known toll runs into thousands. Among the 12 ships lost in the explosions was the Fort Crevier.

 

FORT STURGEON

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,172grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Victoria Machinery Depot Co., Victoria

Delivery Date:

May, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Walter Runciman & Co., Newcastle for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

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

1957: Panama owners, renamed RIO ALTO;

1965: Cyprus owners, renamed AKTOR;

May 31, 1966: Bound from Cuba to China, the ship was abandoned after developing leaks some 800 miles south-west of San Diego, and she sank the following day.

FORT TADOUSSAC

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 168819

Tonnage:

7,129grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Davie SB. & Rep. Co., Lauzon

Delivery Date:

April, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Ellerman Lines, London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.;

Broken up Mobile 1959.

 

FORT THOMPSON

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,134grt

Dimensions:

438.5 x 57.2

Builders:

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

Delivery Date:

October, 1942

Owners;Managers:

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

Post war History:

1948: U.S.M.C.;

Broken up Beaumont 1959.

 

FORT TICONDEROGA

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 169736

Tonnage:

7,138grt

Dimensions:

440.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

December, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Chellew Steamship Management Co., Cardiff for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948: Ivor Shipping Co., Montreal, renamed IVOR ISABEL;

1956: Greek owners, renamed NOVOR ISABEL;

1958: Hong Kong owners, renamed HEREFORD;

1959: Chinese owners, renamed HOPING U SHI;

1967: renamed ZHAN DOU 51;

Broken up mid-1980s.

 

FORT TOULOUSE: launched as FORT TOULOUSE and completed by the Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver, in January, 1944, as SAPPERTON PARK.

 

FORT TREMBLANT

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,128grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Victoria Machinery Depot Co., Victoria

Delivery Date:

December, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; W. H. Seager & Co., Cardiff for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.;

1947: W. H. Seager & Co., Cardiff, renamed BEATUS;

1955: J. A. Billmeir & Co., London, renamed STANLAND;

Broken up Hong Kong 1963.

 

FORT TURTLE

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,133grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Prince Rupert Drydock & Shipyard, Prince Rupert

Delivery Date:

May, 1943

Owners;Managers:

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

Post war History:

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

1957: Panama owners, renamed CYPRINIA;

1964: Taiwan owners, renamed EVER HEALTH;

Broken up Onomichi, Japan 1969.

FORT VENAGO

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,166grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

October, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Capper, Alexander & Co., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1946: Vancouver Oriental Line Ltd., Vancouver,

1949: Renamed COLCHESTER COUNTY;

1949: Panama owners, renamed SANTA CALLI;

1952: Panama owners, renamed CALLI;

1958: West German owners, renamed AUGUST THYSSEN,

Broken up Germany 1962

 

FORT VERCHERES

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 168457

Tonnage:

7,128grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

May, 1943

Owners;Managers:

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

Post war History:

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

1966: Panama owners, renamed DIOPSIDE;

1969: Renamed ENTAN

Broken up Hirao, Japan 1970.

 

FORT VERMILLION

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,133grt

Dimensions:

438.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

October, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Counties Ship Management Co., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948; U.S.M.C.;

Broken up Mobile 1959.

 

FORT VILLE MARIE

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 167115

Tonnage:

7,122grt

Dimensions:

440.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Canadian Vickers Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

December, 1941

Managers:

Thos. & Jno. Brocklebank Ltd., Liverpool for M.O.W.T. (Bought outright by British Government)

Notes: This was the only vessel in the fleet that remained with the same management or ownership.  Nicknamed 'Vile Mary' within Brocklebank organization.  Fort Ville Marie and Fort St James were the only ships to be bought outright on completion.

Post war History:

1946: Thos & Jno. Brocklebank Ltd., Liverpool, renamed MAKALLA;

Broken up Ghent, Belgium in 1963.

FORT WALLACE

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,161grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Burrard Dry Dock Co., North Vancouver

Delivery Date:

February, 1944

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Lambert Bros, London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1946: Vancouver oriental Line Ltd., Vancouver, renamed VANCOUVER COUNTY;

1950: Israel owners, renamed AKKO;

1954: Greek owners, renamed ATHENS;

1960: Chinese owners, renamed HOPING CHI SHI LIU;

Believed broken up in 1980s.

 

FORT WALSH

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,126grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Victoria Machinery Depot Co., Victoria

Delivery Date:

January, 1943

Owners;Managers:

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

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.;

1948: Italian owners, renamed MONSTELLA;

1951: Converted to turbine propulsion

1965: Haiti owners, renamed TIHI;

Broken up Hirao 1967.

 

FORT WAYNE

Type:

Canadian  

Tonnage:

7,375grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

September, 1945

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Ellerman Lines, London under Admiralty control

Notes: Completed as Stores Issuing Ship for Fleet Train Service

Post war History:

1950: Lunham & Moore Shipping Ltd., Montreal, renamed ANGUSDALE;

1954: Liberian owners, renamed CAPE ADAN;

1956: Liberian owners, renamed ANDORA;

Broken up Savona 1959.

 

FORT WEDDERBURNE

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,134grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

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

Delivery Date:

October, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Lyle Shipping Co., Glasgow for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: U.S.M.C.;

1948: Italian owners, renamed ANTONIETTA BOZZO;

Broken up Vado, Italy in  1965.

 

FORT WELLINGTON

Type:

North Sands

Registry No. 168498

Tonnage:

7,131 grt

Dimensions:

440.5 x 57.2

Builders:

United Shipyards Ltd., Montreal

Delivery Date:

June, 1943

Owners;Managers:

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

Post war History:

1949: Acadia Overseas Freighters Ltd., Halifax, renamed HALIGONIAN QUEEN;

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

Broken up Kawajiri 1967.

 

FORT WRANGELL

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,213grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

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

Delivery Date:

December, 1944

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:

1948; Eastboard Navigation Co., Toronto, renamed EASTWAVE;

1952: Andros Shipping Co., Montreal, renamed LAGOONSIDE;

1952: Panama owners, renamed LAGOS ONTARIO;

Broken up Kaohsiung 1968.

 

FORT WRIGLEY

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,128grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

Victoria Machinery Depot Co., Victoria

Delivery Date:

April, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Geo. Nisbet & Co., Glasgow for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1948: sold, renamed PANTROOPER;

1950: P. & T. S.S. Co., Montreal, renamed ROYAL WILLIAM;

1956: Italian owners, renamed APPULO;

Broken up Italy 1962.

 

FORT YALE

Type:

North Sands

Tonnage:

7,134grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

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

Delivery Date:

December, 1942

Owners;Managers:

U.S.W.S.A.; Charlton McCallum & Co., Newcastle for M.O.W.T.

History:

Aug. 23, 1944: Off the Normandy beaches, the ship was sunk by the German submarine U-480.

 

FORT YUKON

Type:

Victory

Tonnage:

7,153grt

Dimensions:

441.5 x 57.2

Builders:

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

Delivery Date:

July, 1943

Owners;Managers:

D.O.C.; Capper Alexander & Co., London for M.O.W.T.

Post war History:

1947: Vancouver Oriental Line Ltd., Vancouver, renamed NANAIMO COUNTY;

1949: Israeli owners, renamed HAIFA;

1954: Italian owners, renamed TARIN;

Broken up Spezia 1972.

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