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

Other name(s): Pleasurama

Ship owner: Crystal Beach Transit Co.; Lake Erie Excursion Co.; Pleasurama Excursion Lines, Inc.; S. Parella; Toledo Excursion Lines, Inc.

Ship builder: Buffalo Dry Dock Co., Buffalo, New York

Engine builder: Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Wyandotte, Michigan

Year ship built: 1910

Year engine built: 1910

Final disposition: Sank at dock in Cleveland on February 1, 1982. Scrapped in Port Colborne in 1989.


b) Pleasurama (Unofficial?)


1) Lake Erie Excursion Co., Buffalo, New York

2) Crystal Beach Transit Co., Buffalo, New York

3) Toledo Excursion Lines, Inc., Toledo, Ohio

4) Pleasurama Excursion Lines, Inc.

5) S. Parella, Cleveland, Ohio

Registry number: US. 207479

Hull number: 215

Vessel type: Passenger

Height: 16.1 ft.

Width: 45 ft.

Length: 208 ft.

Stroke length: 36 in.

Gross tonnage: 947

Net tonnage: 427

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 20 in.

Piston 2: 30 in.

Piston 3: 50 in.

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