1908                                  Tagona                                  1915 (1918)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size package freighter

Built at Dumbarton Scotland by A. McMillan & Son Ltd., Hull 421

257’ LOA, 249’7” LBP, 42’6” beam, 23’6” depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine,  950 IHP

Enrolled at Glasgow Scotland
249.6 x 42.6 x 21.1, 2004 GT, 1299 NT     Br 128188     to:
Canadian Lake Transportation Co., Toronto ON, C. H. F. Plummer, Mgr. (home port Glasgow Scotland)

Entered service 1908

Fleet merged 1911 into Canadian Interlake Line, Toronto ON

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1913     Can 128188     (home port to Toronto ON)

Fleet merged 1913 into Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Requisitioned late 1915 by Canadian government for off-Lakes service during World War I and left the Great Lakes

Sunk May 16, 1918 by German submarine U-55 off Trevose Head, Cornwall County, England.  Eight lives lost.

See history in Scanner March 1977 (#64)



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