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

Other name(s): Hibou

Ship owner: Booth Fisheries Canadian, Ltd.; J. Tackaberry; Minister of Railways and Canals; Pan-American Steamship Co.; Tocutex

Ship builder: Bertram Engine Works, Toronto, Ontario

Engine builder: Bertram Engine Works, Toronto, Ontario

Engine re-builder: Aktieb Atlas-Diesel, Stockholm, Sweden

Year ship built: 1907

Year engine built: 1907

Final disposition: Sank off Tocopilla, Chile, March 24, 1953.


Engine rebuilt by Aktieb in 1926.  New specs: 8 cyl., 10 1/4 x 14 9/16.

Tonnage as "Hibou": 559 gross, 308 net.

Sank near Owen Sound, Georgian Bay, November 21, 1936. 7 lives. Raised in 1942 by Captain Thomas Reid. Rebuilt and went to the coast.Foundered off Tocopilla Chile, Mar 24, 1953.


b) Hibou (1928)


1) Minister of Railways & Canals

2) J. Tackaberry

3) Booth Fisheries Canadian, Ltd., Ontario

4) Pan-American Steamship Co., (Panama), Puerto Cortes, 

    Honduras (1943)

5) Tocutex, South America (c. 1953)

Registry number: C. 122260

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight; Tender

Height: 11 ft.

Width: 26 ft.

Length: 121.8 ft.

Stroke length: 16

Gross tonnage: 403

Net tonnage: 239

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Diesel; Fore and Aft (twin)

Piston 2: 12

Piston 3: 26 in.

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