VICTORIA (1872, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
25868
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Note: Bottom sheathed in iron.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
3
Hull Number:
24
Builder Name:
Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner:
Detroit, Belle Isle & Windsor Ferry Co.
Ownership Notes:
Owner also noted as Captain W.R. Clinton, Windsor, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20", 20" x 24" engine; 350hp, 90 rpm by Detroit Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, MI; 7'6" x 17'6" firebox boiler, 90# steam by Desotelle & Hutton Works, Detroit.
Dimensions
Length:
96.3'
Beam:
28'
Depth:
10.4'
Tonnage (gross):
192.17
Tonnage (net):
116.38
History

1900 Owned Walter E. Campbell.

1904, Mar Reboilered; to be completely rebuilt.

1916 Owned Detroit & Windsor Ferry Co.

1920 Ran St. Lawrence River.

1925 Canadian owned; dismantled by Consdine & Reid, Windsor; rebuilt as pile driver; not registered.

1926 Out of service.

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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VICTORIA (1872, Ferry)