CORUNNA (1891, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1891
Official Number:
BR99224
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Leith, SCOTLAND
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Note: 5 bulkheads.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Ramage & Ferguson
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
17, 27 & 44 x 30", 600hp @ 70rpm engine, Ramage & Ferguson, Scotland, 1891.
Dimensions
Length:
230'
Beam:
34' 1"
Depth:
21'
Tonnage (gross):
1269
Tonnage (net):
792
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pt. Arthur, ONT.
Lake Superior.
Date:
  1938
How:
Scrapped.
History

Ran for Leith, Hull & Hamburg Steam Packet Company Line, Scotland.

1907 Owned C. H. F. Plummer, Canadian Lake Transportation Co.

1911, Oct 6 Aground Welcome Island Reef near Fort William, ONT, Lake Superior.

1918 16' x 11'6", 160# scotch boiler from Great Lakes Engineering Works, Ecorse, MI.

1930 Owned Corunna Steamship Co., Ft. William, ONT.

1938 Scrapped.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
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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CORUNNA (1891, Package Freighter)