SCOTIA (1871, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
88640
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St.Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Lewis Shickluna
Original Owner and Location:
James Norris, St.Catharines, Ontario
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
30 x 36", 300hp engine by George N. Oille
Dimensions
Length:
136.9'
Beam:
23.5'
Depth:
11.8'
Tonnage (gross):
628.51
Tonnage (net):
395.73
Final Disposition
Date:
  1895
How:
Scrapped
History

1871, August Launched; ran on Merchant's Line; first cargo was 430

tons railroad iron for Chicago & 150 tons merchandise for

Detroit, Michigan

1874 Ran Montreal, Quebec to Chicago, Illinois

1875 Ran Buffalo to Chicago

1877 624 gross/390 net tons

1879, July Damaged by fire at Chicago, Illinois

1882 Owned J. Battle, et.al., St.Catharines, Ontario

1885, May 15 Owned Joseph Kidd & Henry McFarlane, Toronto, Ontario

1886 Towed barge CRAFTSMAN

1889 Rebuilt as barge, 144 x 26 x 12', 458 gross tons; owned Samuel

Fraser, St.Catharines

1890 Towed EDWARD BLAKE & SOUTHAMPTON; transferred to Kingston, Ontario

1895 Scrapped

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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SCOTIA (1871, Propeller)