Yard Number 378 was named BALASORE when launched on Monday 27/06/1892 by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow for Eyre Evans & Co Liverpool
Ship Type: Steel barque
Ship's Role: Cargo
Tonnage: 2724 g / 2562 nrt
Length: 311 feet
Breadth: 43.6 feet
Depth: 24.5 feet
Eyre, Evans & Co, Liverpool.
1913 Knohr & Burchard, Hamburg.
1918 US Shipping Board.
By 1930 Chas Nelson Co Inc, San Francisco.
1936 Kelly Logging Co, Vancouver.
She was wrecked on 17/12/1943
(ON US 215219).
1937 Converted to a barge and renamed MONONGAHELA.
17/12/1943 Broke her tow and wrecked at Porcher Island, BC.
Photo supplied by State of Victoria Library.
Previous updates by Colin Campbell, John Ward~McQuaid