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

Other name(s): Hamiltonian

Ship owner: Hamilton Harbour Commission; La Cie Maritime & Industrielle de Levis; Thousand Islands Navigation Co.

Ship builder: G. T. Davie & Sons, Lauzon, Quebec

Engine builder: F. X. Drolet, Quebec

Year ship built: 1897

Year engine built: 1897

Final disposition: Scrappped at Hamilton in 1954. Had been damaged by fire on August 30, 1952.


b) Hamiltonian


1) La Cie Maritime & Industrielle de Levis; Levis, Quebec

2) Thousand Islands Navigation Co., Kingston, Ontario

3) Hamilton Harbour Commission

Registry number: C. 103975

Hull number: 1

Vessel type: Passenger, sidewheel

Height: 7.8 ft.

Width: 25.6 ft.

Length: 143.5 ft.

Stroke length: 40 in.

Gross tonnage: 482

Net tonnage: 304

Materials: Iron

Engine type: Steeple copmpound, (Inclined)

Piston 1: 2cyl

Piston 2: 18 in.

Piston 3: 36 in.

Piston 4: 32 in.

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