The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Viking (Propeller), U161612, 1925

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Propeller CLINTON.* Official Canadian Number 141661. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A. in 1889. Of 1231 gross tons; 727 tons reg. Home port, Toronto. Owned by Alfrew E. Matthews, Toronto. 217.0 x 36.7 x 14.7 and 73 horse power.
      * Formerly CLAYTON. Foreign name VIKING
      List of Vessels on Registry Books of the Dominion
      of Canada on the 31st. Day of December, 1920

Steam screw VIKING. U. S. No. 161612. Of 1,117.23 tons gross; 943,82 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1890. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 217.4 x 37.1 x 15.0 Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1892

Steam screw VIKING.* U.S. No. 161612. Of 1,117 tons gross; 943 tons net. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1889. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 217.4 x 37.1 x 15.0 Freight service. Crew of 18. Of 500 indicated horse power. Steel built. Owned by Seneca washed Gravel Corp. [N.Y.]
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1928 [steam vessels]

VIKING.* Built 1889 Bulk Propeller -Steel
U. S. No. 161612 1117 gt -943 nt 217.4' x 37.1' x 15'
* Renamed (b) CLAYTON -Can -1920 (C 141661)
      (c) CLINTON -Can -1920
      (d) VIKING -US -1925
Converted to sand dredge in 1925. Abandoned in 1935.
      Buffalo Dry Dock Co., Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.
Steam screw VIKING.* U. S. No. 161612. oF 1231 gross tons. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1889. 217.0 x 36.7 x 14.7.
      * Renamed CLAYTON - U. S. 1920
      CLINTON - Canada - 1920 [ 141661
      VIKING - U. S. - 1925 [161612]
      Herman Runge List
      NOTE. -- [a] VIKING, [b] CLAYTON, [C] CLINTON, [d] VIKING

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Viking (Propeller), U161612, 1925