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

Other name(s): McAllister No. 4

Ship owner: Grand Trunk Railway; International Waterways, Ltd.; Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway Co.; McAllister Towing, Ltd.; Sin-Mac Lines

Ship builder: Grank Trunk Railway, Fort Erie, Ontario

Engine builder: E. E. Gilbert, Montreal, Quebec

Year ship built: 1872

Year engine built: 1872


Pre-fabricated by Palmer & Co., Yarrow-on-Tyne, England.

Affectionately known as "Old Peggy".

Engines removed c. 1934.


b) McAllister No. 4


1) Grand Trunk Railway

2) Lake Erie & Detroit River Railway Co.

3) International Waterways, Ltd.

4) Sin-Mac Lines (1934)

5) McAllister Towing (c. 1958)

Registry number: C. 96849

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Ferry

Height: 12.1 ft.

Width: 40 ft.

Length: 210 ft.

Stroke length: 30 in.

Gross tonnage: 851

Net tonnage: 559

Materials: Iron

Engine type: High pressure, non condensing (twin)

Piston 1: 30 in.

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