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

Ship owner: Canada Steamship Lines

Ship builder: Furness Shipbuilding Co., Haverton Hill on Tees, Durham, England

Engine builder: Richardsons, Westgarth, Great Britian

Year ship built: 1924

Year engine built: 1924

Final disposition: Sank in Western Lake Superior, near Isle Royale, December 6, 1927, all twenty hands lost.


Named for Kamloops, village in British Columbia, 160 miles NE of Vancouver. Wreck finally found off 12 o'clock Point, northern side of Isle Royale, 1977.  Was bound from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario for Fort William, Ontario wiht a cargo of wire at time of loss.

Registry number: C.147682

Hull number: 68

Vessel type: Package freighter

Height: 26.6

Width: 42.9

Length: 250

Stroke length: 36

Gross tonnage: 2402

Net tonnage: 1748

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 18

Piston 2: 30

Piston 3: 50

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