HURONIC (1901, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1901
Official Number:
107168
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Collingwood, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Channel system, 5 watertight bulkheads, double bottom ballast tanks, electric lights.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
Collingwood Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner:
Northwest Transportation Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
4
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
26, 42 + 70 x 42" 2350hp at 75rpm by John Inglis & Sons, Toronto, ONT. Scotch boilers 12' 6" x 12' at 175 # steam by Inglis & Sons.
Dimensions
Length:
308'
Beam:
46'
Depth:
27'
Tonnage (gross):
3330
Tonnage (net):
2211
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hamilton, ONT. Lake Ontario
Date:
  1950
How:
Scrapped.
History

Ran Sarnia, ONT - Duluth, MN & Fort William.

1905 Ran excursions Duluth - Toronto, ONT.

1928, Aug 6 Stranded Lucille Island, Lake Superior in fog, refloated 10 days later & repaired.

1930 Owned Canada Steamship Lines Ltd, Montreal, QUE; freight only.

1944 Passenger cabins removed.

1949 Owned Steel Co. of Canada, Ltd; sailed to Hamilton, ONT.

1950 Scrapped Hamilton, ONT.

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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HURONIC (1901, Propeller)