EMMA (1894, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1894
Official Number:
100946
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Collingwood, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passenger & package freight.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Robert J. Morrill
Ownership Notes:
Originally built as a tug.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10 + 20 x 7' diameter water tube boiler. CASE propeller.
Dimensions
Length:
86'
Beam:
12'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
75
Tonnage (net):
51
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Sister Rock Light, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
3 Jul 1912
How:
Fire, total loss.
Final Cargo:
Passengers.
Notes:
Bound Parry Sound - Owen Sound, ONT. 1971 Remains found in a narrow channel of Boyd Group of Islands, 1/2 mile from Sister Rock.
History

1894 Used to transport passengers around Parry Sound, ONT.

1901 Rebuilt Parry Sound, 89' x 18' x 7', 146 gross tons; owned Carrie Pratt, Parry Sound.

1910 89' x 18' x 7', 146 gross tons.

1912, Jul 3 Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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EMMA (1894, Propeller)