PERSIA (1873, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
97013
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saint Catherines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
M. Simpson
Original Owner and Location:
James Norris, Saint Catherines, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
21 + 36 x 36" stroke, 280hp at 80rpm engine built by King Iron Works, Buffalo, New York 8 x 17' 9", 65 pounds steam firebox boiler
Dimensions
Length:
144'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
11' 6"
Tonnage (gross):
757
History

1873, July Launched at Saint Catherines, Ontario; built for passenger

& freight service, to run Saint Catherines to Montreal,

with daylight passage through the Thousand Islands

1873-1900 On Saint Catherines to Montreal route

1900, November 28 Burned & sank at Toronto; raised & repaired

1907 Owned Quebec Navigation Company

1910 Rebuilt at Sorel, Quebec; 144 x 26.2 x 12.2, 757 gross tons

1912 Made into barge, 141 x 25.4 x 10.7, 284 gross & 284 net tons

1928 Abandoned

1930 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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PERSIA (1873, Propeller)