Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 200072
Rig Tug

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 55.00
Width 14.00
Depth 6.66
Gross Tonnage 24.00
Net Tonnage 12.00
Hull Material Steel

Vessel History

Rebuilds Canadian measures, 1909 (55 x 14.58 x 7.5; 25 gross - 17 registered). Tonnage change, 1945 (25 gross - 12 registered).
History Refurbished 120 passenger vessel, with 1895 steam engine and 1900 boiler. Purportedly, one of only 3 steam-powered vessels in Canada and the only wood-burning steam screw vessel in North America. In use for daily cruises, at Niagara-on-the-Lake.(CHIPS, August 4, 1997)

Build Information

Builder Cowles, Benjamin F.
Place Built Buffalo, NY
Date Built 1903-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
BYTOWN PUMPER1990-00-001997-00-00CANADA100630
EVANS, PAUL1953-00-001982-00-00CANADA100630
S.S. PUMPER, THE1997-00-00CANADA100630

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Diamond Steamship Co., Ltd.1943-00-001945-00-00CANADA100630
Doug Petit1997-00-00CANADA100630
Frederick S. James1935-00-001943-00-00CANADA100630
Harry W. Ansley1909-00-001920-00-00CANADA100630
Hindman Transportation Co., Ltd.1945-00-00CANADA100630
Port Dover Fish Co., Ltd.1920-00-001935-00-00CANADA100630
William Wilson1903-00-001909-00-00U.S.200072