The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Dawson (1898)


Year of Build:
1898
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sternwheel
History

151x35x5 Official number 111544. Tons 781. Owned by Canadian Pacific Railway, to British Yukon Navigation Co. 1901. Built by Canadian Pacific Railway, Vancouver 1898. Engines (2) 17x72 by Hamilton Engineering Works, Peterborough Ont. Intended for Yukon River, never used. (sternwheel). Also known as "G. M. Dawson". At time of 1901 purchase: "Now on ways at Vancouver – although completed has never been launched. Towed north by tug "Pioneer" March 1901 to Skagway, the tug will then return for "Ogilvie", "Hamlin" and "McConnell" at Wrangell". Actually, tug got as far as Wrangell with "Dawson" and abandoned her there. Engines to Yukon River.

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Dawson (1898)