Lyon, Charles

1908                                  Charles Lyon                                  1941

Steel crossriver railroad carferry

 Built at Toronto ON by Polson Iron Works, Hull 92
Launched Dec 9, 1907

248’ LBP, 48’ beam, 22’ depth
1 deck, 2 inclined compound engines (one for operating in each direction), 800 IHP

Enrolled at Prescott ON
280.0 x 40.0 x19.9, 1658 GT, 1127 NT     Can 125975     to:
Canadian Pacific Car & Passenger Transfer Co., Prescott ON (home port Prescott ON)

Entered service spring 1908 carrying railroad cars across the St. Lawrence River between Prescott ON and Ogdensburg NY

Replaced 1930 by barge Ogdensburg, which was pushed or towed by tug Prescotont.

Sold 1935 to J. P. Porter & Sons Ltd., St. Catharines ON

Reduced to barge 1938 at Toronto ON
Remeasured to 248.0 x 40.6 x 19.9, 1481 NT

Scrapped 1941 at Hamilton ON



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