Dalhousie City

1911                                  Dalhousie City                                  1950 (1961)

Steel day excursion passenger vessel

Built at Collingwood ON by Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., Hull 30
Launched June 24, 1911

199’8” LOA, 193’ LBP, 37’ beam, 20’7” depth
4 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1500 IHP

Enrolled at Toronto ON
199.8 x 37.0 x 20.7, 1256 GT, 752 NT     Can 130312     to:
Niagara, St. Catharines & Toronto Navigation Co., St. Catharines ON (home port Toronto ON)

Entered service 1911

Sold 1950 to Lake Shore Lines, Lachine QC for excursion service out of Montreal QC and left the Great Lakes.

Renamed Island King II 1950 and Bucknor 1961

Cabins destroyed by fire Nov 13, 1960 at Lachine QC.  Hull scrapped 1961.

See history in Scanner May 1978 (#75)
Also in Detroit Marine Historian March 1961 (#115)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 156

 

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