MAZEPPA (1884, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1884
Official Number:
85521
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toronto, ONT
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Melancthon Simpson
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14 x 14", 140hp, 140rpm engine, Inglis & Hunter, Toronto, ONT.
Dimensions
Length:
101'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
5.7'
Tonnage (gross):
146
Tonnage (net):
87
Capacity:
300 passengers
History

1884, Aug 5 Launched.

1885, Aug 3 Severely damaged by fire in Toronto's Espalande Conflagration.

1886 Rebuilt, 101 x 20 x 6'; owned H.A. Simpson, Toronto.

1887, Jul 4 Owned Hamilton Steamboat Co, ran Hamilton - Burlington Beach.

1892 New boiler, 5 x 9' firebox, Bertram Iron Works, Toronto, ONT.

1900 Owned J.H. McLaughlin, Owen Sound.

190? Damaged by fire at Owen Sound.

1904 Owned H. Oldfield, Owen Sound.

1905 Owned Lawrence Solman, Toronto Ferry Co, Ltd.

1930 Listed.

1938, Dec 31 Registry closed.

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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