Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1917) as Western Star
First Rebuild: Official Number: 138214 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 494 x 50 -- 5461 tons Rebuilt: Collingwood, Ontario, Canada in 1924
400x50x24 Owned by Great Lakes Transportation Co. (James Playfair), Midland, Ont. 1917-1926; Canada Steamship Lines 1926-1962. Built by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Wyandotte Mich. 1903. Engine 22-38-58x42 by builder. Grounded Robertson's Rock, North Channel of Georgian Bay, 24/09/15. Rebuilt at Collingwood 1917-1918. Scrapped Hamilton 1963.
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