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

Ship owner: Canadian National Railway; Detroit-Windsor Barge Lines; Grand Trunk Railway

Ship builder: J. Smith, Point Edward, Ontario

Engine builder: Wilson & McFarlane

Year ship built: 1875

Year engine built: 1875


Launched June 3, 1875.



1) Grand Trunk Railway

2) Canadian National Railway

3) Detroit-Windsor Barge Lines

Registry number: C. 71216

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Car Ferry

Height: 12.8 ft.

Width: 53.9 ft.

Length: 238.5 ft.

Stroke length: 30 in.

Gross tonnage: 1052

Net tonnage: 688

Materials: Iron

Engine type: High pressure, non condensing (twin)

Piston 3: 30 in.

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