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

Ship owner: Canada Steamship Lines; Montreal Trans. Co.

Ship builder: Swan & Hunter, Wallsend-on-Tyne, England

Engine builder: North Eastern Marine Engine Co.

Year ship built: 1903

Year engine built: 1903

Final disposition: Stranded in the Bahamas on August 23, 1915. Bound: Newport News to Clenfuegos. Cargo: coal. Total loss.


Sold to salt water early in World War I.



1) Montreal Trans. Co.

2) Canada Steamship Lines

Registry number: C. 112276

Hull number: 288

Vessel type: Freighter

Height: 20.6 ft.

Width: 42 ft.

Length: 248.6 ft.

Stroke length: 39 in.

Gross tonnage: 1895

Net tonnage: 1200

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 21 in.

Piston 2: 35 in.

Piston 3: 58 in.

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