Huronic

1902                                  Huronic                                  1949

Steel Great Lakes passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Collingwood ON by Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., Hull 1
Launched Sept 12, 1901

308’ LBP, 43’ beam, 27’ depth
3 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 2350 IHP

Enrolled at Collingwood ON 1902
321.0 x 43.0 x 23.4, 3330 GT, 2211 NT     Can 107168     to:
Northern Navigation Co. of Ontario, Collingwood ON (home port Collingwood ON)

Fleet renamed Northern Navigation Co. 1911

Fleet sold early 1913 to Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co., Montreal QC  Richelieu & Ontario fleet  merged late 1913 into Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC.  (Vessels remained under the ownership of Northern Navigation Co. until 1922 and were operated as Northern Navigation Division while in the Canada Steamship Lines fleet.)

Vessel retired from passenger service late 1930s.  Upper cabins removed and used thereafter in package freight service only.

Sold for scrap 1949 to Steel Company of Canada.  Sailed Dec 1949 to Hamilton ON and scrapped there in 1950.

See history in Detroit Marine Historian Jan 1950 (#11)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p.219

 

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