RAPIDS KING (1907, Passenger Steamer)


Year of Build:
1907
Official Number:
122407
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toronto, ONT
Vessel Type:
Passenger Steamer
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
4
Builder Name:
Canadian Ship Building Company
Original Owner and Location:
Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company, Limited, Montreal, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
15.5, 24, 30 + 30 x 22", 1800hp at 165rpm, four cylinder, triple expansion engine built by Canadian Ship Building Company, Toronto, Ontario, 1907 14'4" x 12', 175 pounds steam, forced-draft, scotch boilers built by Canadian Ship Building Company, Toronto, Ontario, 1907
Dimensions
Length:
239'
Beam:
40'
Depth:
9.5'
Tonnage (gross):
1801
Tonnage (net):
1199
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Kingston, Ontario, Lake Ontario
Date:
29 Apr 1949
How:
Sent to be scrapped at Kingston Shipyards, Limited
Notes:
1949, November 9 Registry closed
History

1914-49 Owned Canada Steamship Lines, Limited, Montreal, Quebec

1929 Rebuilt at Lauzon, Quebec; 231.25 x 40.33 x 9.66;

1563 gross/854 registered tons

1938 Laid up, Sorel, Quebec

1949, April 29 Sent to be scrapped

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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