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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Dalhousie City

Other name(s): Bucknor; Island King II

Ship owner: Buckport Shipping, Ltd.; Dalhousie Navigation Co.; Lake Shore Lines, Ltd.

Ship builder: Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., Collingwood, Ontario

Year ship built: 1911

Year engine built: 1911

Final disposition: Burned in Montreal in November 15, 1960. Rebuilt as a barge, (not documented). Reported scrapped in 1962.


b) Island King II

c) Bucknor (Barge)


1) Dalhousie Navigation Co., Toronto, Ontario

2) Lake Shore Lines, Ltd.

3) Buckport Shipping Ltd. (1912-1960)

Registry number: C. 130312

Hull number: 30

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight

Height: 20.7 ft.

Width: 37 ft.

Length: 199.8 ft.

Stroke length: 30 in.

Gross tonnage: 1256

Net tonnage: 732

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 18 in.

Piston 2: 29 in.

Piston 3: 48 in.

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