PACIFIC (1883, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
85323
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Owen Sound, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: One stack, steel chords, reinforced bow, electric lights.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Owen Sound Dry Dock
Master Carpenter:
John Simpson
Original Owner and Location:
Great Northern Transit Co., Owen Sound
Ownership Notes:
James Hughes Beatty, president
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Two 17 + 28 x 21", 320hp @ 120rpm engine by Oiles & Co., St. Catharines, ONT from OSWEGO BELLE (1875), rebuilt 1883 by Oiles. engine to GERMANIC (1899). 9'6" X 12' @ 92# steam, firebox boiler by White Boiler Works, Montreal (1883).
Dimensions
Length:
179'
Beam:
30.6'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
918
Tonnage (net):
624
Capacity:
100 passengers
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Collingwood, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
3 Nov 1898
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Burned at her dock from nearby wharehouse fire. Engines to GERMANIC (1899).
History

Ran Collingwood, ONT to Sault Ste. Marie & Georgian Bay Ports with sister ATLANIC on White Line.

1885, Oct Collision with steamer BUTCHER BOY near Hilton.

1898 Sunk J.H. JONES in collision.

1898, Nov 3 Burned, Collingwood.

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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PACIFIC (1883, Propeller)