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Atikokan (Propeller), C131053, 1913


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Propeller ATIKOKAN.* Official Canadian No. 131053. Of 2,004 tons gross; 1292 tons Reg. Built 1895 at West Superior, Wis., U.S.A. 362.0 x 38.8 x 18.0 Owned by Canadian Northwest Steam ship Co.
      * formerly propeller JOHN B. TREVOR.
      Name Changes from Registry Books of the Dominion of Canada,
      on December 31, 1913. Sessional Papers Vol. XLV11 No. 16
     
     
     
      ANTIKOKAN, WELL KNOWN PIG, ONCE ABANDONED.
      The whaleback steamer, ANTIKOKAN, which came in here yesterday with a cargo of wheat from Fort William, will load coal at the Lehigh Dock today.
      The ANTIKOKAN has a peculiar history. She was a one time owned by the Pittsburgh Steamship Company and was known then as the JOHN B. TREVOR. Some years ago she went ashore on Isle Royale, Lake Superior, during a bad blow. She went high and dry, and after the company's wreckers had made futile efforts to get her off, she was abandoned. Later on, Canadian parties succeeded in floating the pig, and after having her bottom damages repaired, she was sold to the Canadian Northern Steamship Company, which operates her at present. She carries 3,300 tons of ore.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 17, 1916
     


Screw propeller ATIKOKAN.* Official Canadian No. 131053. Of 2,004 gross tons; 1292 tons reg. Built at West Superior, Wis., in 1895. Home port, Port Arthur, Ont. 362.0 x 38.8 x 18.0 Of 144 horse power. Owned by the Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal, Que.
      * Foreign name JOHN B. TREVOR.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1920
     

     
      ATIKOKAN.* Official Canadian No. 131053. Of 2,004 gross tons. Built at West Superior, Wis., in 1895. Became Canadian in 1912. 362 x 39 x 18.
      * Ex U. S. JOHN B. TREVOR. DISPOSITION:-- Scrapped 1935.
      Provincial List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
      Inland and Coastal. 1809 to 1930
     
     

JOHN B. TREVOR.* Built May 1, 1895 Whaleback bulk propeller - Steel
U.S. No. 77173. 1713 gt -1318 nt 308.0 x 38.0 x 24.0
      * Renamed (b) ATIKOKAN - U.S. - 1910 [C 131053]
      Lengthened 54 feet in 1922. Scrapped in 1935
      American Barge Co., Superior, Wis. Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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ex JOHN B. TREVOR
Date of Original:
1913
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McN.R.875
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Atikokan (Propeller), C131053, 1913