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- Tonnage Old Style
- 1,185 40/95
History and Notes
- Buuilt for cattle Trade England to South America; first twin screw and first iron steamer in Canadian Lakes shipping.
- 1878 Ran Brazil to South Africa with 700 mules.
- 1880, May 18 Owned Isabella Ohlsson, Cape Town, South Africa.
- 1881, Mar 31 Owned James Casey, London, England.
- 1881, Jun Owned Canada, Lake Superior Transit Co., Alexander M. Smith, Toronto agent; brought into lakes; cut in two Montreal; rebuilt Owen Sound, ONT; renamed CAMPANA CS1646; 1,697 gross/1,154 net tons, 2 600hp engines; 600 passenger capacity.
- 1881, Nov Launched Port Dalhousie; ran Collingwood to Lake Superior with steamer FRANCES SMITH and propeller CITY OF OWEN SOUND; transported hundreds of immigrants and their households.
- 1882 Chartered to Canadian Pacific Railway.
- 1882, Jun Repaired boilers.
- 1883 Ran Collingwood to Duluth, MN.
- 1884, Sep Collision with steamer ALBERA near the Soo.
- 1889 Owned Northwest Transportation Co., Sarnia; Beatty Line; ran Sarnia to Duluth, MN.
- 1891 Ran Chicago to Kingston.
- 1892, Oct Ran on rocks Nebish.
- 1893 Ran Collingwood to Chicago for World's Fair.
- 1894 Ran Sarnia to Lakehead and Duluth with UNITED EMPIRE and MONARCH.
- 1895, Nov 25 Owned Quebec Steamship Co., Charles Peter, Toronto, agent; cut in two at Montreal, QUE; ran Montreal and Quebec to Prince Edward Island.
- 1909, Jun 17 Wrecked St. Lawrence River.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Scanner, Toronto Marine Historical Society
- Newspaper Clippings
- Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Great Lakes Ships We Remember
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Dossin Great Lakes M
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- 2008-02-23 02:36:51
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