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

Ship owner: Great Northern Transit Co.; Northern Navigation Co.

Ship builder: Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., Collingwood, Ontario

Engine builder: Kelley Beckett & Company, Hamilton, Ontario

Engine re-builder: G. N. Oille

Year ship built: 1899

Year engine built: 1875

Final disposition: Burned at Collingwood on May 5 or 30, 1917.


Twin steeple compound engines on one shaft from "Pacific" and "Emerald" (ex. "Oswego Belle"), 1875.  Built by Kelley Beckett & Co., Hamilton.   Rebuilt 1883 by G.W. Oille.



1) Great Northern Transit Co.

2) Northern Navigation Co.

Registry number: C. 107164

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight

Height: 12.1 ft.

Width: 32 ft.

Length: 190 ft.

Stroke length: 21 in.

Gross tonnage: 1014

Net tonnage: 676

Materials: Wood

Engine type: (Twin) Steeple compound (on one shaft)

Piston 1: 17 in.

Piston 2: 28 in.

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