The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Palika (Propeller), C109701, 7 Jun 1900


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The steamer PALIKA, the first of four steel ships built at Sunderland, England, for service on Lakes and ocean, arrived at Duluth Tuesday loaded with wheat for Montreal. The new boats will carry 2,500 tons on the draught permitted by the Canadian canals, and will carry freight on the lakes in summer and on the Atlantic in winter.
      The PALIKA is to be enrolled as a Canadian bottom and be named the GARGANTUA. The other three boats are now en route from England.
      Saginaw Courier-Herald
      June 7, 1900
     
     
PALIKA Official Canada No. 109701. Of 1,578 gross tons. Built Sutherland, England, 1889. 240 x 36 x 17. Bulk freighter. Ex U. K. until 1900. Last notation 1924.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant
      Steamships, Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930
     
NOTE:-- Apparently the PALIKA, C109701 was renamed CARMELA and sold as such to Italy in 1927.
      Herman Runge Note.


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arrived from U.K.
Date of Original:
1900
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McN.E.9519
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Palika (Propeller), C109701, 7 Jun 1900