KINGSTON (1901, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1901
Official Number:
111654
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toronto, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Passenger "Night Boat".
Hull Materials:
Steel
Hull Number:
37
Builder Name:
Bertram Engine Works
Original Owner and Location:
Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co., Montreal, QUE.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
4
Propulsion Notes:
28, 44, & 74 x 72" engine, 461hp. 11 x 11.5" scotch boiler, 175# steam by Bertam Engine Works, Toronto, ONT.
Dimensions
Length:
288'
Beam:
36.2'
Depth:
13.3'
Tonnage (gross):
2925
Tonnage (net):
1909
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hamilton, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
  1950
How:
Scrapped.
Notes:
Scrapped by Steel Company of Canada Ltd.
History

1901 Built for passenger trade on Lake Ontario, ran Toronto - Prescott, ONT with stops at Charlotte - Kingston - Alexandria Bay - Brockville.

1908, Aug 11 Collision with TITANIA, Charlotte, Lake Ontario.

1913 Ownership Changed by formation of Canada Steamship Lines Ltd., Montreal.

1936 Lost engine control while docking at Brockville, servely damaged port side, wheel & bow.

1941 Gounded on shoal, St. Lawrence River, released by tugs SALVAGE PRINCE & SLAVAGE QUEEN.

1949 Retired because of high cost to bring up to new government standards.

1950 Scrapped.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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