CITY OF COLLINGWOOD (1893, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1893
Official Number:
94766
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Owen Sound, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passenger & package freight.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
John Simpson
Master Carpenter:
Melancthon Simpson
Original Owner:
North Shore Navigation Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
3
Propulsion Notes:
18.36 & 48" x 30" stroke; 880hp @83rpm, John Inglis, Toronto (1893). 9 x 11' @ 102# pressure scotch boilers.
Dimensions
Length:
213'
Beam:
34'
Depth:
12.6'
Tonnage (gross):
1,387
Tonnage (net):
843
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Collingwood harbor. Georgian Bay. Lake Huron
Date:
19 Jun 1905
How:
Burned.
Notes:
2 lives lost. Towed to local graveyard & abandoned.
History

1893, May 24 Launched, completed at Collingwood; sailed first season Collingwood - Chicago, IL for World's Fair; then regular route Georgian Bay - Lake Superior.

1899 Owned M. Burton, Owen Sound, ONT, Northern Navigation Co.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Scanner, Toronto Marine Historical Society
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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CITY OF COLLINGWOOD (1893, Propeller)