The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Clark Bros. (1890)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
94984
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toronto, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
5
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
How:
Burnt Intentionally
History

First Rebuild: Official Number: 94984 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 51 x 11 -- 33 tons Rebuilt: in 1896

Second Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw Rebuilt: Oakville, Ontario, Canada

40x9x3 Owned by Clark Bros., Toronto; M. Clark, Toronto 1895; to L. Solman, 1905; later Toronto Ferry Co. Original engine 4 1/2x6 by J. Parkins, Toronto. As the boat got bigger, so did the engine: 9x9 by H. W. Petrie, Toronto (installed 1892); 8-16x12 by Doty Engine Works, (installed 1901). Launched 05/05/90. Toronto ferry. Built as freight boat but sometimes opposition ferry, e. g. tried new service from Gerrard St. (Don River) to Island 1891. Destroyed by fire as spectacle 01/07/30 Sunnyside, Toronto.

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Clark Bros. (1890)