VARUNA (1880, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1880
Official Number:
72967
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wolfe Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Robert Davis
Original Owner and Location:
Jonathan A. Porte, Trenton, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14 x 14", 40hp engine by Davidson & Doran, Kingston, ONT.
Dimensions
Length:
91.4'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
5.1'
Tonnage (gross):
134
Tonnage (net):
85
Final Disposition
Date:
  1927
How:
Broken up.
Notes:
1940 Removed from registry.
History

1880, May 20 Registered Picton, ONT.

1881, Apr Strengthened by false sides; ran Trenton, Belleville & Picton.

1888, Mar 26 Owned Thomas J. Porte, Picton.

1893, Apr 5 Owned W.E. VanVlack & William B. Cooper.

1893, Oct 3 Owned William B. Cooper, Picton, Alfred Hicks, Hallowell Township & Reuben Norcross, Trenton.

1898, Nov 2 Owned Hicks & Norcross.

1904, Sep 14 Owned Hicks & Cooper, Hallowell.

1904, Nov 18 Owned A. Hicks & J.E. Rathbun.

1908, Feb 6 Owned W.B. Cooper & J.E. Rathbun. Trenton, ONT.

1910, Mar 9 Owned Quinte Navigation Co., Ltd., Picton.

1910, Dec 31 Owned Ontario & Quebec Navigation Co., Ltd.

1916, Apr 28 Owned Canada Steamship Lines.

1927 Broken up.

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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VARUNA (1880, Propeller)