ORLEANS (1898, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1898
Official Number:
107235
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Levis, QUE
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
17", 34" x 28" engine 125# steam scotch boiler built in Quebec
Dimensions
Length:
118'
Beam:
28'
Depth:
9.2'
Tonnage (gross):
269
Tonnage (net):
183
History

1908 Owned Le Maritime Industrial Co., port of hail Qubec City, QUE; C107235; material-oak.

1917 Owned Buffalo & Fort Erie Steam Ship Co., Toronto, ONT, port of hail; 1 deck, fore & aft compound engine 17", 34" x 28"; 125# steam scotch boiler, 1898, Quebec, QUE. Material listed steel not oak?

1920 Owned Buffalo & Erie Beach Transportation Co., Buffalo, NY.

1922 Now listed with 1917 engine & boiler, probably confused with OSSIAN BEDELL; same specs & owner.

1923 Owned Niagra Ferry & Transportation Co., Buffalo, NY.

1930 Owned New York; Ontario Ferries, Buffalo, NY.

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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ORLEANS (1898, Ferry)