PELEE (1914, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1914
Official Number:
130388
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Collingwood, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: 4 watertight bulkheads.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Hull Number:
41
Builder Name:
Collingwood Shipbuilding Company
Master Carpenter:
Hugh Calderwood
Original Owner and Location:
Windsor & Pelee Island Steamship Company, Pelee Island, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12.5, 21 + 34 x 21", 500hp at 145rpm by Collingwood Shipyard. 12'6" x 11' scotch boiler at 185 pounds.
Dimensions
Length:
146'
Beam:
24.1'
Depth:
9.9'
Tonnage (gross):
538
Tonnage (net):
243
Final Disposition
Date:
  1960
How:
Retired.
Notes:
Scrapped Port Stanley, ONT.
History

1913, Dec 25 Launched Collingwood, ONT.

1914 Enrolled Amherstburg, ONT; ran Kingsville & Leamington -

Pelee; also ran to Windsor, Detroit & Wallaceburg for one season.

1937 Owned Ralph Harris, Scudde, Pelee Island; laid up for 4 years.

1940 Repaired Toronto, ONT.

1941 Back on Island service.

1942, Jun Laid up engine repair.

1942, Oct Return to service.

1947 Owned Vincent A. Barrie, St. Thomas, ONT; 141.2 x 24.1 x 10.1', 461 gross / 219 net tons.

1947, Jul 27 Raided for gambling & liquor violations.

1947, Nov 13 Aground off Leamington.

1949, May 19 Grounded in squall on Pelee Island; freed three days later by ATOMIC.

1949, May 28 Custom violations.

1960, June Retired.

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

PELEE (1914, Propeller)
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PELEE (1914, Propeller)