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Cape Diamond (Steamboat), C101261, 1920


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Propeller CAPE DIAMOND.* Official Canadian Number 101261. Built at Wilmington, Del., U.S.A. in 1877. Of 969 tons gross; 610 tons reg. Home port, Montreal. Owned by Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal. 251.0 x 34.7 x 7.9.
* Formerly [a] CAROLINA, [b] MURRAY BAY.
      List of Vessels on Registry Books of the Dominion
      of Canada on the 31st. Day of December, 1920
     

Steam paddle CAROLINA. U.S. No. 125595. Of 984.18 tons gross; 831.48 tons net. Built at Wilmington, Del., in 1877. Home port, Baltimore, Md. 251.0 x 34.7 x 7.9 and 800 nominal horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1885

     
     
      CSL Fleet Record
      This record was created from a CSL fleet list
SECTION A: BASIC SHIP PARTICULARS
NAME: Cape Diamond
OFFICAL NO.: 101261
TYPE: R3 (Passenger)
YEAR BUILT: 1877
BUILDER: J. Roach & Sons
COUNTRY WHERE BUILT: U.S.A.
LBP: 251
BEAM: 34.6
MOULDED DEPTH: 7.75
GROSS TONNAGE: 969
NET TONNAGE: 610
SECTION B: OWNERSHIP/NAME CHANGES/DISPOSAL
CSL OWNERSHIP DATES:
FROM: 1914
TO: 1931
VESSEL'S OTHER NAME: Carolina
VESSEL'S OTHER NAME: Murray Bay
CHRONOLOGY:
YEAR VESSEL NAME OWNERSHIP/COMMENTS
1877-95 Carolina Baltimore Steam Packet Co.
Baltimore U.S.A.
1895-1905 Carolina Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co. Ltd.
Montreal Ca.
1905-14 Murray Bay Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co. Ltd.
Montreal Ca.
1914-20 Re-named
1920 Cape Diamond C.S.L.
1920-31 Cape Diamond C.S.L.
1931 Broken Up, Sorel, Que., Canada.
In 1904 this ship was badly ashore in the Sag. River near Ha Ha Bay.
Salved by DSL and repaired there.
SECTION C: CONSTRUCTION
SHIPYARD: J. Roach & Sons
SHIPYARD LOCATION: Wilmington
DATE OF LAUNCH: 1877
DATE OF DELIVERY: 1877
HULL: Iron to Main Deck Level
HULL CONSTRUCTION: Rivetted Transverse Framed
SUPERSTRUCTURE: Wood and Light Steel Two Decks
SECTION D: REBUILDS AND ALTERATIONS
Rebuilt from propeller to paddle while still Carolina.
SECTION E: ENGINE AND MECHANICAL
ENGINE TYPE: SR (Paddle Double Beam Engine)
CYLINDERS: 2 (60)
STROKE: 132
TURBINES: Not Applicable
ENGINE BUILDER: Harlan & Hollingsworth
PLACE BUILT: Wilmington, U.S.A.
      Marine Museum of the Great Lakes, Kingston


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Newspaper
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Notes:
ex CAROLINA, MURRAY BAY,
Date of Original:
1920
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.R.680
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cape Diamond (Steamboat), C101261, 1920