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Orion (Barge), C100031, 1901

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Steam screw ORION. Official Canada No. 100031. oF 846 tons gross; 497 tons Reg. Built Welland Canal, Ont., 1872. Home port, Kingston, Ont. 173.8 x 29.5 x 12.5 Owned by Collins Bay Raft Co., of Collins Bay, Ont.
      List of vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898

Barge ORION. * Official Canadian No. 100031. Of 505 tons Reg. Built Welland Canal in 1872. Home port, Quebec. 163.6 x 29.9 x 12.6
* former name BROMO. [?]
      Name Changes from Registry Books of the Dominion of Canada,
      on December 31, 1913. Sessional Papers Vol. XLV11 No. 16

Steam screw ISSAC MAY.* Of 558 gross tons. Built Welland, Ont., 1872. 161.0 x 27.5 x 12.5.
      * Renamed ORION - Canada - 1898 [ C 100031 ]
      Herman Runge List

The steamer ORION , which is the rebuilt steamer ISAAC MAY, took fire at Tonawanda yesterday and was damaged above deck to the extent of about $600.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      December 2, 1891
Freighter ISAAC MAY; ORION (1896) -----: Official Canadian No. 100031 (1891) Built Welland, Ont. 1872 as 558 tons gross. 161 x 28 x 13. rebuilt (?) 1891 as 591 tons gross, 173 x 30 x 13. Rebuilt (?) 1896 as 845 tons gross, 174 x 30 x 13 DISPOSITION:-- Wrecked Calf Island, Lake Ontario, August 17, 1907
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930. World Ship Society

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Orion (Barge), C100031, 1901