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Belleville (Propeller), C121784, 1920


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w Steam screw ARABIA. U. S. No. 105254. Of 1,395 tons gross; 1,202 tons net. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1873. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 221.8 x 34.5 x 14.2 Inland freight Service. Iron built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1901


Propeller BICKERDIKE. * Official Canadian No. 121784. Of 1,515 tons Gross; 864 tons Reg. Built 1863 at Buffalo, N.Y. Home port, Ottawa, Ont. 133.0 x 34.5 x 14.2 Owned by the Montreal & Great Lakes Steamship Co.
      * formerly propeller ARABIA.
      Name Changes from Registry Books of the Dominion of Canada,
      on December 31, 1913. Sessional Papers Vol. XLV11 No. 16
     
     
      Propeller MAPLEBROOK.* Official Canadian Number 121784. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1873. Of 1515 gross tons; 864 tons reg. Home port, Ottawa, Ont. Owned by the Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal, Que. 233.0 x 34.5 x 14.2 and 96 horse power.
      * Formerly BICKERDIKE and ARABIA.
      List of Vessels on Registry Books of the Dominion
      of Canada on the 31st. Day of December, 1920
     
     
Propeller BELLEVILLE.* Official Canadian Number 121784. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1873. Of 1515 gross tons; 864 tons reg. Home port, Ottawa, Ont. Owned by the Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal, Que. 233.0 x 34.5 x 14.2 and 96 horse power.
      * Formerly ARABIA, BICKERDIKE, MAPLEBROOK and CITY OF WINDSOR.
      List of Vessels on Registry Books of the Dominion
      of Canada on the 31st. Day of December, 1933
     

     
Steam screw ARABIA, built at Buffalo, N.Y. in 1873. Became Canadian in 1906 and renamed as BICKERDIKE. Renamed MAPLEBROOK in 1920; CITY OF WINDSOR in 1927 and BELLEVILLE in 1929. Official Canadian No. 121784. Of 233 x 25 x 14. DISPOSITION. -- Scrapped in 1942.
      Provisional List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
      [Inland & Coastal] 1809 to 1930 World Ship Society.
     
NOTE. -- [a] ARABIA, [b] BIKERDIKE, [c] MAPLEBROOK, [d] CITY OF WINDSOR, [e] BELLEVILLE.
     
     
     
      CSL Fleet Record
This record was created from a CSL fleet list
SECTION A: BASIC SHIP PARTICULARS
NAME: Maplebrook
OFFICAL NO.:
TYPE: C2 (Canal Size Package Freight)
YEAR BUILT: 1873
BUILDER: Gibson & Craig
COUNTRY WHERE BUILT: U.S.A.
LOA: 233
LBP: 232
BEAM: 34
MOULDED DEPTH: 25.5
DRAFT: 14.25
GROSS TONNAGE: 1515
NET TONNAGE: 864
CARGO TONNAGE: 1395
SECTION B: OWNERSHIP/NAME CHANGES/DISPOSAL
CSL OWNERSHIP DATES:
FROM: 1916
TO: 1932
VESSEL'S OTHER NAME: Arabia
VESSEL'S OTHER NAME: Bickerdike
VESSEL'S OTHER NAME: City of Windsor
CHRONOLOGY:
YEAR VESSEL NAME OWNERSHIP/COMMENTS
1873-1906 Arabia Western Transit Co. Buffalo Am.
1906-16 Bickerdike Montreal & Great Lakes SS. Co. Ltd.
Ottawa Ont. Ca.
1916-20 Bickerdike C.S.L.
1920 Re-named Maplebrook
1920-27 Maplebrook C.S.L.
1927 Re-named City of Windsor
1927-29 City of Windsor C.S.L.
1929 Re-named Belleville
1929-32 Belleville C.S.L.
1931-32 Belleville St. Lawrence Tankers Ltd. Quebec Ca.
1932 Partially dismantled, laid up in Louise Basin, Quebec City.
1942 Broken Up, Hamilton, Ont., Canada.
SECTION C: CONSTRUCTION
SHIPYARD: Gibson & Craig
SHIPYARD LOCATION: Buffalo, N.Y.
DATE OF DELIVERY: 1873
HULL: Iron Hull, Wood Sheathed to L.L.L. Boiler on Main Deck aft
cargo under.
HULL CONSTRUCTION: Rivetted, Bolted and scarphed.
SUPERSTRUCTURE: Wood deck house just for'd of midships Bridge over
cargo Doors P and S above Main Deck.
SECTION E: ENGINE AND MECHANICAL
ENGINE TYPE: SR (St. Recip Double Steeple Compound 2 HP cylinders
over 2 LP cylinders on 2 cranks each 90 degree.)
CYLINDERS: 4 (2@20 later busked to 2@17.13)
and 2@40 later busked to 2@33)
STROKE: 36
TURBINES: Not Applicable
HORSEPOWER: 500
MEASURE(IHP/SHP/ETC): IHP
AT (RPM): 72
YEAR BUILT: 1873
YEAR INSTALLED: 1873
ENGINE BUILDER: King Iron Works
PLACE BUILT: Buffalo, N.Y.
NUMBER OF BOILERS: 1
TYPE: Firebox 2 Furnaces WP 70
(Replaced in 1901 by 1 Cyl SE 3 Furnaces WP 96 Built by Earrar &
Tufts, Buffalo)
SIZE: 10x18
YEAR BUILT: 1873
YEAR INSTALLED: 1873
BOILER BUILDER: Lake Erie Boiler Works
PLACE BUILT: Buffalo, N.Y.
BOW THRUSTER: Nil
STERN THRUSTER: Nil
PROPELLER: 4 Blades sectional cast iron
SECTION F: CARGO HANDLING CAPACITY AND FEATURES
HOLD CAPACITY: on 14.25 Draft 45,000 Bu. Wheat or 1390 tons
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Newspaper
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Notes:
ex ARABIA, BICKERDIKE, MAPLEBROOK, CITY OF WINDSOR
Date of Original:
1920
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.R.407
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Belleville (Propeller), C121784, 1920