- Propulsion Type
- Tonnage Gross
- Tonnage Net
- 2650 tons
- Final Location
- 65 miles West, Bishop Rock (Scilly Isles), Cornwall, England.
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- Final Date Day
- Final Date Year
- Final How
- Final Notes
- Bound from New York City to London, the ALGONQUIN was sunk by German U-62 torpedoes.
- This was the first U.S. vessel lost to the enemy during World War I.
History and Notes
- 1899 Owned St. Lawrence & Chicago Steam Navigation Co., Toronto.
- 1912 Owned Pt. Colborne and St. Lawrence Navigation Co. Ltd.; operated in grain trade.
- 1915 Sold to A.B. McKay, Hamilton.
- 1916 Requisitioned for war service.
- 1916, Jun Owned Wasic Steamship Co., subsidiary of the Nova Scotia Steel & Coal Co., New Glasgow, N.S.
- 1916, Dec Owned American Star Steamship Co. of New York, NY; US214637.
- Scanner, Toronto Marine Historical Society
- Newspaper Clippings
- H.G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
- Great Lakes Register
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Burton Collection
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- 2008-02-20 12:08:46