CORONA (1896)


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
103673
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toronto, ONT
Hull Materials:
Steel
Builder Name:
Bertram Iron Works
Original Owner:
Niagara Navigation Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
6
Propulsion Notes:
57 & 85 x 66", 1800 hp at 35 rpm engine by Rankin and Blackmore Co., Greenock, Scotland 1887; engine from CIBOLO. 8'9" by 17' boiler, 90 # steam by Inglis and White, Montreal, QUE (1888).
Dimensions
Length:
269.5'
Beam:
32.4'
Depth:
12.5'
Tonnage (gross):
1193
Tonnage (net):
578
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Buffalo, NY.
Date:
  1938
How:
Scrapped.
History

Engines were built in Scotland for the CIBOLA (1888) transferred to this vessel when CIBOLA burned.

1913 Owned Canada Steamship Lines. Ran Tononto - Niagara.

1920's Ran Toronto - Hamilton run.

1927 Refitted and ran Toronto - Niagara.

1928 Laid up at Toronto Ship Canal.

1937 Owned Frankel Brother's Ltd, local scrap dealer.

1938 Scrapped.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Scanner, Toronto Marine Historical Society
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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CORONA (1896)