1899                                  Toronto                                  1947

Steel sidewheel day excursion passenger vessel

Built at Toronto Ont. by Bertram Iron Works, Hull 29
Launched June 21 1898

281’ LOA, 269’4” LBP, 36’ beam (68’ over the guards), 13’8” depth
1 deck, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine

Enrolled at Toronto Ont.
269.4 x 36.0 x 13.8, 2779 GT, 1652 NT     Can 107412     to:
Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co., Montreal QC (home port Toronto ON)

Fleet merged 1913 into Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Withdrawn from service 1938 because of boiler problems

Sold for scrap 1947 to Steel Company of Canada.  Scrapped at Hamilton ON.
See history in Scanner May 1984 (#129)
Also in Detroit Marine Historian Jan 1951 (#21)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 379



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