The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Algoma (1883)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
85766
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Glasgow
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
1773
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Isle Royale, Michigan, U.S.A.
How:
Wrecked
History

Owned by Canadian Pacific Railway. Built by Aitken & Mansell, Kelvinhaugh Scotland and launched 31/07/83. Engine 35-70x48 by D. Rowan & Co., Glasgow. Cut apart Montreal, crossed Lake Ontario on pontoons with difficulty owing to autumn storms. Reassembled at Buffalo, wintered at Port Colborne. First of 3 new sisters to enter service: first voyage from Owen Sound 08/05/84. Wrecked Isle Royale 07/11/85, 37 killed. Engine to "Manitoba".

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Algoma (1883)