GREAT WESTERN

Registry and Rig Information

Name GREAT WESTERN
Registry CANADA
Official Number 80576
Rig Steamer

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 220.00
Width 40.16
Depth 13.00
Gross Tonnage 1252.00
Hull Material Iron

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1882 (1080 gross - 662 registered). Reduced to sand barge, 1923 (220 x 40.16 x 10; 973 gross - 973 registered).
History Plates were rolled in Glasgow, Scotland, and shipped to Walkerville, Ontario, for assembly. Henry H. Jenkins was sent over by the Great Western Railway to build the vessel. Assembled in Glasgow, then taken apart for shipment to Canada. 10,878 pieces!
Disposition Dropped from Canadian List of Shipping, but broken up several years prior to that date.

Build Information

Builder Jenkins, Henry H.
Place Built Walkerville (Windsor), Ontario
Date Built 1866-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Great Western Railway Co. (Grand Trunk Railway Co.)1866-00-001923-00-00CANADA80576
Essex Transit Co., Ltd.1923-00-001932-00-00CANADA80576
Wallaceburg Sand & Gravel Co., Ltd.1932-00-001939-00-00CANADA80576
Pine Ridge Navigation Co., Ltd.1939-00-001941-00-00CANADA80576
United Towing & Salvage Co., Ltd.1941-00-001966-00-00CANADA80576