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Empress of India (Steamboat), C72998, 29 Apr 1876

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The Toronto Navigation Company has had built at Mill Point the large steamer EMPRESS OF INDIA to use for excursion purposes. She measures 175 x 43
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      April 29, 1876
Steam paddle EMPRESS OF INDIA.* Official Canada No. 72998. Of 700 gross tons. Built Picton, Ont., 1876
      185.1 x 26.0 x 9.7.
      * Renamed ARGYLE - Canada - 1902 [ renumbered C 94926 ]
      FRONTIER - Canada - 1912
      Herman Runge Notes

Paddle wheel steamer EMPRESS OF INDIA. Official Canada No. 72998. Of 579 tons gross; 336 tons reg. Built Mill Point, Ont., 1876. Home port, Toronto, Ont. 170.0 x 26.0 x 8.5 Owned by A.W. Hepburn, Picton, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
Paddle steamer EMPRESS OF INDIA; ARGYLE (1899) frontier (1912) Official Canada No. 72998; 94926 (1899) Built Mill Point, Ont. 1876. Of 579 tons and 170 x 26 x 9 Rebuilt Picton, Ont., 1899 as 700 tons gross and 186 x 26 x 10 DISPOSITION:-- Operated as GRIMSBY briefly 1913. Sank Detroit 1916.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930. World Ship Society

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Empress of India (Steamboat), C72998, 29 Apr 1876