DONNACONA (1900, Bulk Freighter)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
110363
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newcastle, ENGLAND
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Builder Name:
Wood, Skinner & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Hamilton & Fort William Navigation Co., Hamilton, ONT.
Ownership Notes:
R.O. & A.B. MacKay, managers.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
Propulsion Notes:
18.5", 30.5", 51" x 36" engine built by Ross & Duncan, Glasgow, Scotland.
Dimensions
Length:
245'
Beam:
42.6'
Depth:
20'
Tonnage (gross):
1906
Tonnage (net):
1222
Final Disposition
Final Location:
760 miles off Azores. Atlantic Ocean
Date:
17 Oct 1915
How:
Foundered.
History

Intended for Great Lakes service, on the Lakes until 1915.

1907 Owned Donnacona, Ltd; soma managers, Montreal, QUE.

1913 Managed by Inland Lines, Ltd, Hamilton, ONT.

1914 Owned Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd, Montreal, QUE.

1915, Oct 17 Scuttled, North Atlantic.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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

DONNACONA (1900, Bulk Freighter)
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