The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Alberta (1883)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
85765
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Glasgow
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
1779
Final Disposition
How:
Broken Up
History

First Rebuild: Official Number: 85765 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 309 x 38 -- 2829 tons Rebuilt: Collingwood, Ontario, Canada in 1911

264x38x23. Owned by Canadian Pacific Railway. Built by C. Connell & Co., Whiteinch Scotland and launched 12/07/83. Engine 35-70x48 by D. Rowan & Co., Glasgow. Cut apart in order to pass small St. Lawrence locks; sections taken across Lake Ontario on pontoons with difficulty from storms. Reassembled at Buffalo, New York. and wintered at Port Colborne. Passenger & freight, freight-only latterly.

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Alberta (1883)