HAMONIC (1909)


Year of Build:
1909
Official Number:
122553
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Collingwood, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passengers & freight; 3 watertight bulkheads, channel system construction, steel boiler house, steel tank tops.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
4
Hull Number:
22
Builder Name:
Collingwood Ship Building Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Northern Navigation of Ontario, Ltd., Collingwood, ONT.
Ownership Notes:
Named for H, C. Hammond, President of Northern Navigation.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Quadruple Expansion
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
6
Propulsion Notes:
24, 35, 52 + 80 x 42", 6000hp, 120rpm engine, Collingwood Ship Building Co. (1909). 12'6" x 11', 250# steam forced-draft scotch boilers, Collingwood Ship Building Co.
Dimensions
Length:
349.7'
Beam:
50'
Depth:
32'
Note on Dimensions:
alternate dimensions: length 341'; depth 35'
Tonnage (gross):
5265
Tonnage (net):
3295
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Point Edward, Sarnia, ONT.
Date:
17 Jul 1945
How:
Burned.
Notes:
1945, Sep Hull sold to Romeo Roy, Windsor, ONT. 1946, Jun Hull resold to Steel Co. of Canada, Ltd. 1946 Scrapped at Hamilton, ONT.
History

Her regular winter lay-up port was Sarnia, ONT unless in dry dock for survey, inspection or repairs.

1908 - 09 Built.

1908, Nov 26 Launched.

1910 Repairs, American Ship Building Co., Lorain, OH.

1911 Owned Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co.; it retained Northern Navagation as distinct corperate entity.

1913, Jun Richelieu & Ontario (with Northern Navagation) sold to Canada Transportation Lines, Ltd., whose name changed to Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd., Montreal, QUE; Northern Navagation stayed in Sarnia.

1919, Aug 15 Ashore Angus Island, 40 miles from Port Arthur (Thunder Bay), ONT.

1919 - 20 Propeller repairs at Collingwood, ONT.

1920, Jul 7 Ashore Hardwood Point, Lake Huron; released.

1922, Sep 10 Collision with freighter ROBERT L. FRYER (US110776) on the Kaministiquia River, Fort William (Thunder Bay), ONT; repairs, Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co.; wintered at Collingwood, probably for more repairs.

1925, Nov Damaged in storm; towed to Collingwood for repairs; wintered there.

1926 Collision in fog with steamship AMERICA at entrance to Kaministiquia River, Fort William (Thunder Bay), ONT; little damage.

1929 - 30 Wintered in Collingwood.

1942 HAMONIC known as excellent icebreaker; helped free several freighters from ice in Whitefish Bay.

1945, Jul 17 Burned, Point Edward, Sarnia, ONT.

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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