1901                                  Kingston                                                 1950

Steel sidewheel Great Lakes passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Toronto ON by Bertram Engine Works, Hull 37

300’ LOA, 288’ LBP, 36’2” beam (65’ over the guards), 13’3” depth
Coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine

Enrolled at Toronto ON
288.0 x 36.2 x 13.3, 2925 GT, 1909 NT     Can 111654     to:
Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co., Montreal QC (home port Toronto ON)

Spent her entire career in passenger service opposite str. Toronto between Toronto ON, the Thousand Islands and Prescott ON and alone on the route after the retirement of str. Toronto in 1938

Fleet merged 1914 with Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

New vessel safety rules were enacted during the 1949-1950 winter after the loss by fire of str. Noronic  on Sept 17, 1949.  Cost to rebuild vessel was considered economically prohibitive.  Sold for scrap 1950 to Steel Company of Canada and scrapped at Hamilton ON

See history in Scanner May 1977 (#66)
Also in Detroit Marine Historian March 1950 (#13)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 243



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