CAYUGA (1907, Excursion Vessel)


Year of Build:
1907
Official Number:
122219
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toronto, ONT
Vessel Type:
Excursion Vessel
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
3
Hull Number:
100
Builder Name:
Canadian SB Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Niagara Navigation Co., Toronto, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Quadruple Expansion
# Cylinders:
8
# Boilers:
7
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
17.5, 25, 36 & 52" x 30" Seven single-ended scotch boilers, coal fired, 210# steam, Canadian Ship Building Co., Toronto.
Dimensions
Length:
305'
Beam:
36.67'
Depth:
14.25'
Tonnage (gross):
2195.78
Tonnage (net):
1167.53
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Toronto, ONT.
Lake Ontario
Date:
  1961
How:
Scrapped.
History

1907, March 7 Launched at Toronto.

1907, Jul 27 Sea trials, could sustain 22 MPH.

1907 - 12 Owned Niagara Navigation Co.; ran Toronto & Niagara River.

1908, Jun 10 Maiden voyage.

1912 Owned Richelieu & Ontario Nav. Co., same route.

1913 - 53 Absorbed into Canada Steamship Lines, same route.

1946 Reboilered, converted to fuel oil, Kingston,ONT.

1954 Sold to Cayuga S.S. Co. after several years' lay up.

1958 Laid up Toronto.

1961 Scrapped by Greenspan Bros., Ltd., Toronto; Pilot House, Monkey Island is at Mobile Museum of Upper Canada, Toronto.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Scanner, Toronto Marine Historical Society
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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