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

Other name(s): North King

Ship owner: Canada Steamship Lines; Gildersleeve; J. Smith; Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co.

Ship builder: A. Cantin, Montreal, Quebec

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

Engine re-builder: Kingston Foundry Co.

Year ship built: 1868

Year engine built: 1865

Final disposition: Dismantled in 1922. (Remained on register until 1938 when noted "supposed to be out of existence")


Hull used as workshop by Canada Steamship Lines at Sorel in the 1920's.

Rebuilt in Kingston in 1891 to 10 X 43 X 175,  873 gross tons and 499 net tons.  Engine rebuilt in 1891 by Kingston Foundry Co.



b) North King (1891)


1) Gildersleeve, Montreal, Quebec

2) Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co.

3) J. Smith, Kingston, Ontario

4) Canada Steamship Lines

Registry number: C. 96911

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight, sidewheel

Height: 10

Width: 43

Length: 154

Stroke length: 120

Gross tonnage: 783

Net tonnage: 493

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Beam

Piston 3: 36.5

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