1890                                  Seguin                                  1937


Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter, later package freighter


Built at Owen Sound ON by Polson Iron Works, Hull 24

220’ LOA, 207’ LBP, 34’ beam, 23’6” depth

1 deck, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine,

Enrolled Canadian 207.0 x 34.2 x 13.0, 818 GT, 556 NT     Can 94763     to:

Parry Sound Transportation Co., Toronto ON, J. B. Miller, Mgr. (home port Owen Sound ON)

(Vessel designed to carry lumber products but also had accommodations for 25-30 passengers)

Entered service Aug 31, 1890

Second deck added 1910.  Depth increased to 23’6”.  Remeasured to 1141 GT, 771 NT but registered depth not increased

Sold 1916 to A. B. Mackay, Hamilton ON

Sold 1917 to Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC.  Converted to package freighter.

Renamed Mapleboro 1920

Renamed City of Montreal  (2) 1925

Renamed Arvida 1926

Laid up at Kingston ON at end of 1931 season and did not operate again.

Sold 1937 to Manseau Shipyards, Sorel QC for scrapping.  Towed to Sorel and scrapped there 1944.


See history in Scanner #25





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