Name EMPIRE FANG
Type Dry Cargo
Year 1944
GRT 410
Engines Motor (aft)
Builder GOOLE SHIPBUILDING & REPAIRING CO. LTD.
At GOOLE
Launch date 18-11-1944
Yard number 432
Owners Ministry of War Transport, Goole.
History Laid down as CHANT 39 later FABRIC 39. 1946 MORION of Wm.Robertson, Glasgow. Sold in 1951 to J.Wilson & P.Lockett and again in 1951 to Nevill Long (Benjamin Ackerley), London. Renamed LONGBOAT in 1952 and sold in 1954 to Gerard Harvey of Quebec, still registered in Glasgow. New engine 1956 and transferred in 1963 to Maritime Harvey Ltee. of Quebec. Sold in 1972 to Edgar Lavoie et Freres and renamed DE LAVOYE, later owned by Joseph A.Lavoie and Lavoie, Lavoie et Fils. Sold in 1978 to Vapores Orinoco under Panamanian flag, later Honduras flag from 1979.
Fate Existence in doubt by 1995.

 

EMPIRE FANG as MORION

.... and as LONGBOAT

and below from the collection of Jean-Pierre Charest, at Rimouski on the St. Lawrence

GOOLE S.B. LIST