(1891) 1920                                  Northumberland                                  1949

Steel twin-screw passenger excursion vessel

Built at Newcastle-on-Tyne England by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Hull 955

232’ LOA, 210’ LBP, 33’1” beam, 20’4” depth
3 decks, coal-fired boilers, two triple expansion engines, 2500 IHP
Built for the Charlottetown Steam Navigation Co., Charlottetown PEI for service on the Northumberland Strait between Pictou NS and Charlottetown, Gulf of St. Lawrence

Enrolled at Charlottetown PEI
220.0 x 33.1 x 20.4, 1255 GT, 519 NT (later 542 NT)     Can 96937
(home port Charlottetown PEI)

Sold 1920 to Niagara, St. Catharines & Toronto Navigation Co.,

Burned June 2, 1949 at her dock at Port Dalhousie ON.  She was lying at her winter layup berth, fitout for the 1949 season had been completed and she was scheduled to enter service for the new season the next day.  Hull scrapped at Port Weller ON.

See history in Scanner Dec 1984 (#133)
Also in Detroit Marine Historian April 1951 (#24)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 311



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