MAJESTIC (1895, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1895
Official Number:
100950
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Collingwood, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Collingwood Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Great Northern Transit Co., Collingwood
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
28 + 54 x 36", 810hp @ 80rpm engine, J. Inglis & Co., Toronto, ONT. 10' x 13'9" @ 136# steam firebox boiler, J. Inglis & Co., Toronto.
Dimensions
Length:
209'
Beam:
35'
Depth:
13'
Tonnage (gross):
1578
Tonnage (net):
1073
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sarnia, ONT
St. Clair River. Lake Huron
Date:
15 Dec 1915
How:
Fire.
Notes:
Caught fire at lay up dock, Point Edward, ONT; drifted below Sarnia & sank; total loss.
History

1895, Apr 23 Launched Collingwood, to run Georgian Bay & Lake Superior.

1895, Sep 7 With 800 passengers aboard, took part in opening ceremonies at Canadian Soo Locks.

1898, Oct Aground on Big Shoals, Drummond Island, Lake Huron; released by tugs.

1899 In merger with North Shore Transit Co. & Beatty Line; to run Sarnia, Lakehead & Duluth, MN.

1916, Dec 15 Burned, St. Clair River.

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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