OLD-TIMER IN COMMISSION.
Detroit, April 30. - The steamer GORDON CAMPBELL, now named the COBOURG, passed up Saturday. She has not been seen around here for several years. The name GORDON CAMPBELL appears on the pilot house, and COBOURG on the stern.
Buffalo Evening News
Monday, April 30, 1906
PROPELLER GORDON CAMPBELL. - Saturday afternoon the double-decked propeller was launched from the shipyard of Campbell, Owen & Co., and christened the GORDON CAMPBELL, in honor of the senior member of the firm who built and owns her. Her dimensions are as follows: Length of keel, 202 feet: Length over all207 feet; beam, 33 feet; depth of hold, 21 feet. She measures 1,040 tons. The CAMPBELL is a first-class vessel in every particular. She will run in the grain trade between Buffalo and Chicago.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
Tuesday, September 5, 1871
Propeller GORDON CAMPBELL. U.S. No. 85184. Of 996 tons gross; 209 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich., 9/2/1871. Of 205.5 x 32.5 x 13.1 . Became Canadian STRATHMORE in 1906. Canadian Official No. 116813. DISPOSITION:-- Stranded and burned, Michipicoten Island, Lake Superior, November 14, 1906
Detroit/Wyandotte Ship Hull List
Institute for Great Lakes research
Steam screw GORDON CAMPBELL. U. S. No. 85184. Of 996.14 tons gross; 709.80 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich., 1871. Home port, Erie, Pa. 205.5 x 32.5 x 13.1. Of 435 nominal horse-power.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
STRATHMORE. Official Canada No. 116813. Of 1,158 tons gross. Built Detroit 1871; rebuilt 1889. Of 206 x 33 x 12. Ex U. S. GORDON CAMPBELL until 1906. DISPOSITION:-- Burnt at Michipicoten Island, Lake Superior, November 8, 1906
Provisional List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
[Inland and Coastal] 1809 to 1930
NOTE:- No evidence could be found that the GORDON CAMPBELL was ever named COBOURG.