The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Petrel (1892)


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
96917
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Collins Bay, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
346
Final Disposition
How:
Broken Up
History

129x26x10 Owned by Collins Bay Rafting & Forwarding Co. 1895, 1921; to Labrador Goldfields Ltd. 1922; to Newfoundland Whaling Co. 1926. Built by Leslie, Collins Bay Ont. and launched 18/06/92. Engine 18x20 by Clute Bros., Schenectady, N.Y., from "McArthur". Leased by Dominion Government 1896 for experimental all-winter Northumberland Strait ferry service, hull steel-plated for the purpose; however vessel was frozen in. Used as wrecking tug on Nova Scotia coast 1901, sank off Newfoundland that summer. Raised.

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Petrel (1892)