GERMANIC (1899, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1899
Official Number:
107164
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Collingwood, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Last wooden ship built at Collingwood. Staterooms for 200.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Collingwood Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner:
Great Northern Transit Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine: Originally installed in OSWEGO BELLE in 1875, placed in PACIFIC in 1883, then into GERMANIC. The other engine was from EMERALD, 1875. 100# steam boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
184'
Beam:
32'
Depth:
12.1'
Tonnage (gross):
1014
Tonnage (net):
676
Final Disposition
Date:
  1930
How:
Broken up.
Notes:
Broken up for firewood during the Depression.
History

1899, Jul 27 Launched.

1899, Aug 4 Maiden trip; regular run Collingwood, ONT - Sault St. Marie, with stops along the coast of Georgian Bay & to Mackinac Island during tourist season.

1917, Mar 30 Burned at winter berth; hull raised & lay in West Harbour several years before towed to Wasaga Beach & grounded.

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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GERMANIC (1899, Propeller)