Registry and Rig Information

Registry CANADA
Official Number 95265
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 173.00
Width 35.00
Depth 14.58
Gross Tonnage 1040.00
Net Tonnage 660.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00147

Vessel History

Rebuilds Lengthened in 1891 (246 x 45 x 14; 1507 gross - 978 net).
History Reportedly was first steel steamer to Chicago direct from Europe, arriving at Chicago with cargo of cement from Liverpool, England on maiden voyage, June 29, 1888.Stranded on East Charity Shoal, Lake Ontario, on December 4, 1897, with cargo of wheat from Fort William, Ont. Released to underwriters by Donnelly Towing & Salvage Co., Ltd., on December 16, 1897, and towed stern-first into Kingston, Ontario, where she was repaired over the winter.
Disposition Sunk by collision in Bristol Channel, April 18, 1919, bound from Cardiff, Wales, for Bordeaux with cargo of coal.

Build Information

Builder Sunderland Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Place Built Sunderland, Great Britain
Date Built 1888-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Hagarty & Co.1888-00-001890-00-00CANADA95265
St. Lawrence & Chicago Steam Navigation Co., Ltd.1890-00-001908-00-00CANADA95265
Rosedale, Ltd. (Inland Lines, Ltd., Mgrs.)1908-00-001913-00-00CANADA95265
Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co., Ltd.1913-00-001914-00-00CANADA95265
Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd.1914-00-001919-00-00CANADA95265