TURBINIA (1904, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1904
Official Number:
BR112201
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newcastle, ENGLAND
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passenger excursion vessel; channel system, 4 watertight bulkheads, steel boiler house
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
Hawthorn, Leslie & Company
Original Owner:
H.T.S.S. Company
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Turbine
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
34, 42 + 42 three phase 3,000hp at 700rpm engine by Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Company, Wallsend on Tyre, England 17'6" x 10'6" at 160 pounds steam by Hawthorne & Company, St.Peters on Tyne, England
Dimensions
Length:
250'
Beam:
33.1'
Depth:
13'
Tonnage (gross):
1064
Tonnage (net):
602
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sorel, Quebec. St. Lawrence River
History

1911 Owned Niagara Navigation Company, Limited

1912 Owned Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company, Limited

1913 Owned Canada Steamship Lines, Limited, Montreal, Quebec; home

port Hamilton, Ontario; used for salt, war service during World

War 1 in France

1922 Returned to Lakes

1927 Ran Montreal to Quebec day line; soon laid up

1937 Owned Les Chantiers Manseau, Ltee.

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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TURBINIA (1904, Propeller)