WILL BE REBUILT INTO LARGE LUMBER CARRIER.
Tonawanda, April 30. - The steamer WINNEPEG, owned by John J. Boland of Buffalo, left yesterday for Manitowoc to be transformed into a lumber carrying vessel. The WINNEPEG was formerly operated as a freighter by the Canadian - Fort William Line. The boat will be one of the largest lumber carriers on the lakes, having a capacity of nearly 1.400,000 feet.
Buffalo Evening News
Monday, April 30, 1906
Steam screw WINNIPEG.* U. S. No. 76012. Of 1,108 tons gross; 874 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1878. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 252.5 x 35.0 x 15.3 Freight service. Crew of 21. Of 525 indicated horsepower
* Formerly steam screw JUNIATA
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
Steam screw JUNIATA. U. S. No. 76012. Of 1, 708.90 tons gross; 1,474.54 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1878. Home port, Erie, Pa. 252.5 x 35.0 x 15.3
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
Steam screw WEAVERCOAL. Official Canada No. 150840. Of 1,309 tons gross. 261 x 35 x 15. Bulk freighter. ex U. S. WINNIPEG untilL 1923, formerly JUNIATA. Sank Nontreal June 8, 1929.
Preliminary List of Canadian Steamships
Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930