The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Turbinia (Propeller), C12201, 1 Jun 1904

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The new propeller TURBINIA has reached the St. Lawrence River. She was built in England for service between Toronto and Hamilton at a cost of $250,000. She crossed the ocean in six days.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, June 14, 1904

On a trial run the other day the new English steamer TURBINIA covered 29 miles in an hour and it is believed she could make 30 miles an hour if desired. Her Canadian owners are greatly pleased with her.
      Buffalo Evening News
      July 5, 1904
Steam screw TURBINIA. Official Canada No. 12201. Of 1,064 tons gross; 603 tons reg. Built Hebburn-on-Tyne, England, 1904. 250.0 x 33.2 x 12.6 Of 500 horsepower.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1905

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Turbinia (Propeller), C12201, 1 Jun 1904