J. A. McKee (Propeller), C125442, 16 Jun 1908
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BUILDING STEAMER IN ENGLAND
Collingwood, Ont., June 16. - The new steamer of the Western Steamship Line, under construction in England, will be named J. A. McKEE, in honor of the president of the company. The vessel is designed to carry 3150 tons dead weight on 18-1/2 foot mean draft in salt water. The chief dimensions are: Length between perpendiculars, 248 feet; breadth extreme, 43 feet; depth molded, 25 feet; forecastle, 42 feet. The boat is to have seven cargo hatchways, each 8 by 29 feet.
Buffalo Evening News
Tuesday, June 16, 1908
Steam Screw THORDOC.* Official Canadian No. 125442. Built at Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, in 1908. Of 2,158 gross tons; 1,375 tons reg. Home port, Fort William. Ont. 248.0 x 43.1 x 22.5 and 204 horse power. Owned by the Paterson Steamship Co., Fort William, Ont.
* Formerly J.A. McKEE.
List of Vessels on Registry Books of the Dominion
of Canada on the 31st. Day of December, 1933
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- William R. McNeil
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