Norseman (Steamboat), C96911, 1 Jul 1868
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Steamer NORSEMAN. -- This new steamer is now plying between Charlotte and the ports on the north shore of Lake Ontario. She was built at Montreal, her keel having been laid about the 5th. of last January. Her hull was built by A. Cantin and her engine by E. E. Gilbert. Her dimensions are Hull 155 feet keel; 160 feet overall, with 26 feet beam and 10 feet hold. The diameter of her wheels are 26 feet having a face of 7 feet. She has a wrought iron skeleton beam with all the latest in improvements. She has sleeping accommodations for eighty passengers and in this department there is everything necessary for their comfort and convenience.
the Chicago Tribune
Wednesday, July 8, 1868
NORSEMAN. Paddle wheel steamer. Official Canadian No. 96911. Built at Montreal 1868. TRebuilt at Kingston, Ont., in 1891 and renamed NORTH KING. 175 43 x 10 and 873 tons gross. Disposition - Scrapped 1922.
preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930
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