The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Newfoundland (1872)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
66054
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Quebec, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
919
Final Disposition
Final Location:
St. Mary's Bay, Newfoundland
How:
Wrecked
History

Later Registration: Newfoundland (1904)

213x30x23 Owned by Quebec & Gulf Ports Steamship Co., J. & A. Allan 1876; J. H. Anderson, Musquodoboit N. B. 1895, 1901; to J. Harvey, St. John's Nfld. 1904. Built by P. Baldwin, Quebec 1872. Engine 39-57x36 by Ouseburn Engine Works, Newcastle England. Mostly used Halifax-St. John's, sealing voyages later. Jammed in ice off Cape Pine Nfld. for some time April-May 1875. Tried blockade running to Cuba in Spanish-American War, seized by U.S. 19/07/98. Back in Halifax shortly. Wrecked by ice 31/03/14 St. Mary's Bay Nfld., 73 killed.

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Newfoundland (1872)