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

Other name(s): Federal Husky; Heron Bay

Ship owner: Algoma Central Railway; Arrow Steamships Ltd.; Federal Commerce and Navigation Co.; Quebec & Ontario Transportation Co., Ltd.

Ship builder: Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., Collingwood, Ontario

Engine builder: Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., Collingwood, Ontario

Year ship built: 1902

Year engine built: 1907

Final disposition: Scrapped, 1966.


Converted to Steamship, 1907. Used as a storage hull, 1963.


b) Robert P. Durham

c) Heron Bay

c) Federal Husky (1963. Unofficial name.)


1) Algoma Central Railway, Soo, Ontario

2) Arrow Steamships, Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

3) Quebec and Ontario Trans. Co., Ltd., Toronto (1962)

4) Federal Commerce and Nav. Co. (1963)

Registry number: C. 111807

Hull number: 2

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter (Barge), later steamship

Height: 26 ft.

Width: 46 ft.

Length: 376 ft.

Stroke length: 40 in.

Gross tonnage: 3525

Net tonnage: 2508

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 20.25 in.

Piston 2: 33.5 in.

Piston 3: 55.75 in.

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