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

Other name(s): Oatland

Ship owner: Canada Steamship Lines; Montreal Trans. Co.; Rutland Transit Co.; Wolvin's Lake & River Line

Ship builder: Detroit Dry Dock Co.

Engine builder: Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, Michigan

Year ship built: 1884

Year engine built: 1884

Final disposition: Abandoned near Cape Vincent, New York between 1927 and 1930.


Sold Canadian, 1916. (Canada Registry 138107)


b) Oatland (C. 138107)


1) Rutland Transit Co., Ogdensburg, N.Y.

2) Montreal Trans. Co., Montreal, Quebec

3) Wolvin's Lake & River Line

4) Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd., Montreal, Quebec

Registry number: US. 81027

Hull number: 68

Vessel type: Package freighter

Height: 14.5

Width: 36.7

Length: 241.7

Stroke length: 40 in.

Gross tonnage: 1603

Net tonnage: 1425

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Fore and Aft compound

Piston 1: 27 in.

Piston 2: 44 in.

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