The steamer C.C. RYAN is finished. She was rebuilt by Thomas Ryan of Buffalo out of the Canadian steamer LAKE ONTARIO which burned and sunk off Charlotte in 1888. She will tow the barge JOURNEYMAN and another in the lumber trade.
Daily British Whig, Kingston
May 8, 1890
Steam screw CHAS. C. RYAN.* U.S. No. 126622. Of 491.08 tons gross; 404.17 tons net. Built 1874 at St. Catharines, Ont. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 138.5 x 30.0 x 13.0
* formerly Canadian steam screw LAKE ONTARIO.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1890
Steam screw LAKE ONTARIO. [no official no.] Of 675 tons gross; 411 tons reg. Built at St. Catharines, Ont., in 1872. Home port, Hamilton. 136.8 x 23.8 x 7.6 Owned by R.O. McKay of Hamilton, Ont.
List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
Dominion of Canada, on Dec. 31, 1886
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Name LAKE ONTARIO
Home port Hamilton, Ont.
Tons 306 -- Remeasured as 411.65, June 30, 1877.
When built 1872
Where built St. Catharines, Ont.
Builders name & date of Certificate -- Andrews & Son, July 15, 1872.
Surveyor - J.B. Benson.
Length 136 feet & eight tenths
Breadth 23 feet & eight tenths
Hold 7 feet & six tenths
length of engine room 23 feet
Tonnage of engine room 69 tons
Masters name Mr. Moore
Subscribing Owner; -- lake & River Steamship Co.
Registers Notes :- Transferred to Book of Transactions Folio 27
[from book of Transactions Folio 27] Ship Burned at Charlotte, U. S. A., or or about Dec. 20, 1888.
Certificate of Registry not handed up.
Register Closed Dec. 18, 1896.
Port of Hamilton Shipping Register, 1846 to 1935
Microfilm Reel C-2465, National Archives, Canada.
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