CITY OF TORONTO (1895, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1895
Official Number:
94769
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Owen Sound, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Melancthon (John) Simpson.
Original Owner and Location:
North Shore Navigation Co., Collingwood, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
32 x 96", 300hp @ 30rpm vertical beam engine from MANITOU (1877) by Beauchemin, Sorel. 8'6" x 16', 80# firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
150'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
782
Tonnage (net):
492
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cornwall, ONT.
St. Lawrence River.




Date:
4 Apr 1914
How:
Sunk at dock.
Notes:
Sank at dock & subsequently abandoned. 1916 Broken up, Montreal, QUE.
History

1895, Apr Launched at Owen Sound.

1898 Sunk Cornwall Canal, St Lawrence River.

1908 Owned Mrs. Oliver Gillespie, Cornwall, ONT, to run Cornwall - Montreal.

1914 Owned A. Viau.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
John O. Greenwood
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
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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