" The steel freighter Mapledawn was launched as the Manola on Jan 21 1890 by the Globe Shipbuilding CompaNew york at Cleveland Ohio. The name change took place in 1920 when the vessel was purchased byCanada Steamship Lines. On Nov. 30. 1924 the gales stranded the Mapledawn, bound for Port McNichol with a barley cargo on Christian Island in a blinding snowstorm. Two weeks of salvage recovered 75,000 bushels of barley but the ship was declared a total loss. Some machinery was removed then but more of this wreck was raised for metal salvage in 19424 during the midst of World War II. In 1924 the Mapledawn measured 349' 1"" x 40'2"" x 21' 3"" (104.7 x 12 x 6.4 metres ). "