The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Algoma (Propeller), C111803, 18 Jul 1901


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The new steel ferry ALGOMA for the Sault Ste. Marie Ferry Co. was launched at the Polson Iron Works, Toronto, Can., a few days ago. The ALGOMA is a stoutly-built craft. The hull and deck frame work are of steel throughout. When complete she will possess three decks - a main, promenade and an overhanging shade deck - in all affording accommodations for 600 passengers. The vessel is a single-screw steamer driven by fore and aft compound jet condensing engines with cylinders of 18 and 36 in. diameter and 24 in. stroke Her dimensions are: Length, 104 ft.; beam of hull, 26 ft.; beam over guards, 33 ft.; draught, 10 ft.
      Marine Review
      July 18, 1901


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Newspaper
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launch, Toronto
Date of Original:
1901
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McN.E.10225
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Algoma (Propeller), C111803, 18 Jul 1901