7th March 2010, 17:09
I believe the Fort Island ID No 169867 belonged to Cunard White Star, I,m trying to find out anything about her. This for the daughter of Ordinary Seaman Langton Williams who sailed in her 1944/45, anything about her would be great a photo even better. Thanks Alan.
8th March 2010, 12:05
'Fort Island' - blt by Burrard Dry Dock Co., Vancouver. Del Mar 1944.
Victory class, 7167 grt. Operated for M.O.W.T by Hain S.S.Co.,London.
1946 - sold. Renamed 'Mont Rolland', Montreal Shipping Co.
1949 - sold. Renamed 'Maria Paolina G', owners Italia.
1960 - broken up Spezia.
8th March 2010, 16:15
SS Maria Paolina G (Details as above) but 441.5 x 57.0 x 34.8. 3 cylinder steam engine built by Iron Fireman Mfg Co; Portland, Oregon. 2 decks. DF & ESD. Fitted for oil fuel.
Cruiser stern. Electically welded. Italian code flags IBWY. Owned by Gestioni Ecerceizio Navi-G.E.N. Registered Genoa. Italian flag.
27th April 2010, 17:30
Thanks to you both for the info, sorry its taken so long for me to reply. Alan