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

Other name(s): Cape Diamond; Murray Bay

Ship owner: Baltimore Steam Packet Co.; Canada Steamship Lines; Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co.

Ship builder: J. Roach & Sons, Wilmington, Delaware

Engine builder: Chas. Reeder

Engine re-builder: H & H

Year ship built: 1877

Year engine built: 1854

Final disposition: Dropped from Lloyd's register, 1933. Junked in 1932.


Beam engine from steamer "Louisiana", built 1854.  Engine rebuilt by H & H in 1877.


b) Murray Bay (C.101261) (1905)

c) Cape Diamond (1920)


1) Baltimore Steam Packet Co.

2) Richlieu & Ontario Navigation Co., Montreal, Quebec (1893)

3) Canada Steamship Lines

Registry number: US.125595;C.101261

Hull number: 231

Vessel type: Passenger, sidewheel

Height: 17.9 ft.

Width: 34.7 ft.

Length: 251 ft.

Stroke length: 132 in.

Gross tonnage: 984

Net tonnage: 831

Engine type: Beam

Piston 1: 60 in.

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