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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: City of New York

Ship owner: Chicago Lumber Co.; G. Plunkett; G. Wilkerson; James Richardson; Lake Shore Sand & Gravel Co.; Northern Trans. Co.; T. Currie

Ship builder: Stevens & Presley, Cleveland, Ohio

Engine re-builder: Cuyahoga Iron Works

Year ship built: 1863

Year engine built: 1863

Final disposition: Sank in Lake Ontario on November 25, 1921 loaded with coal.


Cut down to steam barge 1883 & 1886.  Gross tonnage reduced to 202; net tonnage to 199.  Possibly rebuilt in 1889.

Sold Canadian in 1904.



1) Northern Trans. Co., Ogdensburg, New York

2) Chicago Lumber Co. (c. 1884)

3) T. Currie, Pt. Huron (1898)

4) G. Wilkerson, Sarnia, Ontario (?)

5) James Richardson (Red Book -1907)

6) G. Plunkett (1912)

7) Lake Shore Sand & Gravel Co., Toronto, Ontario (last owner)

Registry number: C. 116393

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Steam barge

Height: 11.4 ft.

Width: 27.8 ft.

Length: 136.3 ft.

Stroke length: 36 in.

Gross tonnage: 504

Net tonnage: 212

Materials: Wood

Engine type: High pressure, non condensing

Piston 1: 24 in.

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