TURRET CROWN (1895, Other)


Year of Build:
1895
Official Number:
104279
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sunderland, ENGLAND
Vessel Type:
Other
Note: Straight back; turret steamer
Hull Materials:
Steel
Builder Name:
William Doxford & Sons, Limited
Original Owner and Location:
William Peterson Limited, Newcastle, England
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
253'
Beam:
44.4'
Depth:
19.4'
Tonnage (gross):
1827
Tonnage (net):
1142
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Meldrum Point, north side Manitoulin Island, Lake Huron
Date:
  1925
Notes:
Driven ashore in snowstorm & gale; hull removed for scrap during World War 2
History

1906, November 30 Stranded near Grand Marais, Lake Superior; released

by wrecking tug, FAVORITE; repaired Cleveland, Ohio

1907 Owned Canadian Lake & Ocean Navigation Company, Limited

1913 Owned Canada Steamship Lines, Limited

1915 Owned Turret Crown, Limited; commissioned for ocean war service;

operated in Pacific; owned Toronto, Ontario

1916 Owned Coastwise Steamship & Barge Company, Vancouver

1918 Owned Commonwealth Steamship Company, Limited, Toronto

1921 Owned W.J.& S.P. Herivel, London, England

1922 Owned A.B. MacKay, Hamilton, Ontario; returned to Lakes

1922, October 9 Grounded, Cove Island; salvaged

1924, November 2 Stranded Meldrum Point, Manitoulin Island; abandoned

1924 Owned Captain William C. Jordan, Goderich, Ontario

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

TURRET CROWN (1895, Other)
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TURRET CROWN (1895, Other)