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Cayuga (Propeller), C122219, 16 Aug 1906


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CAYUGA, C.122219, Twin Screw Passenger steamer built in 1907 by Canadian S. B. Co., Toronto (Hull #100). Launched March 3, 1907* for Niagara Navigation Co. Ltd., Toronto. 317' LOA x 52'x 15'; 2198 GRT. Powered by two 1900 ihp quadruple expansion steam engines and seven Scotch marine boilers. Entered service on June 10, 1908 for passenger service from Toronto to Niagara River ports. She was a speedy ship capable of 22 mph. During the winter of 1946 47 was reboilered and convened to oil fired burners at Kingston, Ont. She became inactive until purchased by Cayuga S.S. Co., Toronto (Alan Howard) in 1954 and ran the Niagara service until 1957. After Iying idle at Toronto, was scrapped there in 1961.
      Detroit Marine Historian
      Calander 1996


Toronto, Ont. Aug. 16. -- The Niagara Navigation Company's new steamer, the CAYUGA, made a speed trial yesterday to Charlotte, leaving Toronto at 8 o'clock A. M. The distance is 90 miles, and the boat made the trip in four hours. About 50 of the directors of the Niagara Navigation Company and the Canadian Ship Building Company took the trip.
      Buffalo Evening News
      August 16, 1906
     

Steam screw CAYUGA. Official Canada No. 122219. Of 2,196 tons gross; 1,167 tons reg. Built Toronto, Ont., 1907. Home port, Toronto, Ont. 305.0 x 36.6 x 14.2 Of 328 horsepower. Owned by Canadian Steamship Line, Montreal, Que.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1920
     
NOTE:-- It would seem that the launch had to be in 1906 ?


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Trial of speed
Date of Original:
1906
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Local identifier:
McN.E.6767
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cayuga (Propeller), C122219, 16 Aug 1906