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

Other name(s): Algerian; Bavarian; Cornwall

Ship owner: Canadian Navigation Co.; Donnelly Wrecking Co.; Inland Navigation Co.; J. Hamilton; Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co.

Ship builder: Bartley and Dunbar, Kingston, Ontario

Year ship built: 1855

Year engine built: 1855

Final disposition: Retired, 1929. Scrapped, 1946 at Hamilton, Ontario.


Rebuilt several times, slight changes of dimensions and tonnage.



b) Algerian (1874)

c) Cornwall (1906)


1) J. Hamilton, Kingston, Ontario

2) Canadian Navigation Co., (1862)

3) Inland Navigation Co., Montreal, Quebec (1875)

4) Richelieu & Ontraio Navigation Co., Montreal, Quebec (1875)

5) Donnelly Wrecking Co.

Registry number: C. 71609

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Passenger, sidewheel

Height: 9

Width: 27

Length: 176

Stroke length: 120

Gross tonnage: 588

Net tonnage: 575

Materials: Iron

Engine type: Beam, condensing

Piston 1: 45

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