ADA ALICE (1878, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1878
Official Number:
75642
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Pt. Dalhousie, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Carvel built, round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Alexander Abbey
Original Owner and Location:
Alexander Abbey, Port Robinson
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
8 X 10 hp engine; 10 HP; G.N. Oille, St. Cartharines, ONT. Boiler from Waterson Engine Works.
Dimensions
Length:
52.2'
Beam:
10.7'
Depth:
4'
Tonnage (gross):
15.43
Tonnage (net):
10.21
Final Disposition
Date:
  1902
How:
Out of registration.
History

1879 Sep 1 First registered, St. Catharines, ONT.

1879 - 1901 Operated as Toronto ferry, sometimes between St. Catharines & Port Dalhousie, ONT on Welland Canal.

1881 Owned P. Burns, Toronto, ONT.

1996 Owned W. Burns, Toronto.

1895 Fall Sunk Hanlan's Point, Toronto, Lake Ontario.

1896 Apr Wreck raised.

1896 - 1897 Rebuilt; 66.5 x 13.2 x 17.6'; 60 gross tons, 41 net tons.

1899 Owned Goodwin, Port Dalhousie.

1901 Owned J. Goodwin, Toronto.

1911 Owned William Davis Co., Gravenhurst, ONT.

To Muskoka, ONT as supply boat.

1912 Owned Muskoka Navigation Co.

1917 Owned L. R. Fraser, Bracebridge, ONT.

1918 Jun 13 Burned, Port Carling, ONT, Georgian Bay.

1930 Owned Goodwin Estate, Toronto.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Donald V. Baut
Canadian Registers
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
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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ADA ALICE (1878, Propeller)