City of Owen Sound

1875                              City of Owen Sound                             1901

Wooden Great Lakes passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Owen Sound ON by John Simpson
Launched June 15, 1875

180’ LOA, 172’ LBP, 29’ beam, 19’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boiler, low pressure condensing engine, 450 IHP

Enrolled at                
172.0 x 31.0 x 13.0, 732 GT, 498 NT     Can 71181     to:
A. M. Smith, Owen Sound ON (Smith & Keightley, Toronto ON) (home port Toronto ON)

Wrecked Oct 23, 1887 on Clapperton Island, North Channel, Georgian Bay and sank

Raised 1892, towed to Owen Sound ON and rebuilt to a bulk freighter for Collins Bay Rafting & Forwarding Co., Collins Bay ON and renamed Saturn 
Remeasured to 732 GT, 497 NT

Stranded Nov 5, 1895 in North Channel, Georgian Bay

Towed to Collingwood ON, repaired and returned to service
Remeasured to 19.0 depth and 883 GT, 663 NT

Sold 1901 to William McKinnon, Toronto ON

Foundered Sept 17, 1901 off Southampton ON, Lake Erie.  Upbound with cargo of coal.



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