NORTHUMBERLAND (1891, Passenger Steamer)


Year of Build:
1891
Official Number:
96937
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newcastle-on-Tyne, ENG
Vessel Type:
Passenger Steamer
Note: Channel system; double-bottom water ballast; steel boilerhouse; 4 watertight bulkheads.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
3
Hull Number:
955
Builder Name:
Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Ltd.
Original Owner and Location:
Charlottetown Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., Prince Edward Island
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
17 1/2, 27 1/2 + 46 x 33", 2500 hp @ 150 rpm engine built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Newcastle, ENG, 1891. 13'6" x 16', 160# steam, scotch boilers by Swan, Hunter...
Dimensions
Length:
220'
Beam:
33'
Depth:
20.33'
Tonnage (gross):
1255
Tonnage (net):
519
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Weller, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
  1950
How:
Scrapped.
History

Ran Charlottetown, PEI - Pictou, NS.

1916 Owned Minister of Railways & Canals, Ottawa, ONT.

1920, Jun 13 Chartered by Niagara, St. Catharines & Toronto Railway Co; ran Port Dalhousie, ONT - Toronto, ONT.

1930 Measured 210 x 32'1" x 20'4"; 1255 gross / 542 net tons.

1936 Owned Minister of Transport, Ottawa.

1944 Chartered by Canadian National Railways.

1949, Jun 2 Burned at dock, Pt. Dalhousie, ONT, Lake Ontario.

1950 Scrapped.

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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NORTHUMBERLAND (1891, Passenger Steamer)