The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Caledonia (1898)


Year of Build:
1898
Official Number:
107145
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
New Westminster, British Columbia
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sternwheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
569
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Skeena River, British Columbia, Canada
How:
Wrecked
History

142x30x4 Owned by Hudson's Bay Co.; to Caledonia Trading Co., A. McDermott, Victoria 1907; to Foley Welch & Stewart (railway contractors) 1908. Engines (2) 16x72 by Albion Iron Works, Victoria (from older "Caledonia", to "Omineca"). Usually Skeena River, occasionally Stikine. (Sternwheel) Last trip of 1898 took a month and didn't get within 50 miles of Hazelton due to low water. Wrecked 15/10/08 Skeena River 40 miles above Prince Rupert.

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Caledonia (1898)