1892                                  Arabian                                  1926 (1939)

Steel Great Lakes package freighter

Built at Hamilton ON by Hamilton Bridge & Iron Works, Hull 1
Launched July 22, 1892
Steel hull with wooden sides (and cabins) above ‘tween decks level

190’ LOA, 178’6” LBP, 31’ beam, 13’6” depth
2 decks, 4 hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boiler, fore and aft compound engine, 400 IHP

Enrolled Canadian 178.6 x 31.0 x 13.6, 1073 GT, 770 NT     Can 100394     to:
J. B. Fairgrieve, Hamilton ON (home port Hamilton ON)

Entered service 1892

Sold 1908 to Canadian Lake Transportation Co., Toronto ON, Frank Plummer, Mgr.

Sold 1911 to Lake Commerce Ltd., Toronto ON, J.F.M. Stewart, Mgr.

Sold 1915 to Canadian Northwest Steamship Co., Toronto ON

Sold 1917 to Montreal Transportation Co., Montreal QC

Fleet merged 1921 into Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Sold 1926 to Gulf Iron & Wrecking Co., Quebec QC and left the Great Lakes.  Later converted to barge.

Scrapped about 1939

See history in Scanner April 1981 (#101)




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