OTTAWA (1900, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
111443
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toronto, ONT
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Builder Name:
Bertram Engine Works
Original Owner and Location:
Canada Atlantic Transit Company, Montreal, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
Propulsion Notes:
17", 28" + 46" x 32" triple expansion engine by Bertram Engine Works, 1900
Dimensions
Length:
256'
Beam:
43.2'
Depth:
15.2'
Tonnage (gross):
2431
Tonnage (net):
1344
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Passage Island near Isle Royal, Lake Superior
Date:
15 Nov 1909
How:
Foundered in gale
Final Cargo:
Wheat & bran
Notes:
Steering gear broke, ship foundered
History

1900, May 23 Launched, largest vessel built on Lake Ontario to date;

for use in grain trade between Depot Harbor & Chicago

1904 Coal & ore trade

1906 Owned Canada Atlantic Transit Company

1907 245 x 43 x 25'6", home port Ottawa

1909, November 15 Foundered off Passage Island near Isle Royal, Lake

Superior in gale when steering gear broke

Crew rowed 24+ hours in yawl to Copper harbor, 50

miles

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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OTTAWA (1900, Package Freighter)