ARMENIA (1876, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1876
Official Number:
71209
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Picton, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
D. & W. McMurchy
Original Owner and Location:
David & William McMurchy, Picton, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16 cyl, 18 stroke, 200 hp @120 rpm engine from Atlantic Foundry, Kingston, ONT; firebox boiler 5' x 11', 80# steam.
Dimensions
Length:
100'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
117
Tonnage (net):
84
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Picton, ONT. Bay of Quinte. Lake Ontario
Date:
  1909
How:
Broken up.
Notes:
Scrapped Desoronto Yards.
History

1876, Jul 11 Registered Picton, ONT.

1877, Mar 19 Owned McQuaig & Smith, Acton, ONT; 169 gross tons.

1878 109 gross tons/85 net tons.

1879 McQuaig et al, Mill Point, ONT.

1880, Oct 27 DeSoronto Navigation Co. Ltd.

1882, Nov 18 Owned William J. Browne.

1883, Oct 8 Owned Desoronto Navigation Co. Ltd.

1884, Apr 15 Owned William Geo. Shaw, Toronto, ONT.

1884, June 20 Owned Samuel S. Hutton, Toronto, ONT.

1889 Rebuilt 110 net tons.

1894, June 23 Owned Frederik S. Rathbun, Desoronto.

1894, June 23 Owned The Rathbun Co., Desoronto, Acton, ONT.

1902 Same owners.

1909 Scrapped.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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ARMENIA (1876, Propeller)