NORGOMA (1950, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1950
Official Number:
190429
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Collingwood, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Steel
Builder Name:
Collingwood Shipyards, Ltd.
Original Owner and Location:
Owen Sound Transportation Co, Ltd., Owen Sound, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Length:
180.25'
Beam:
36'
Depth:
21.33'
Tonnage (gross):
1435
Tonnage (net):
729
History

Last passenger vessel built with overnight sleeping cabins on Great Lakes.

1950 - 64 Five day round trips from Owen Sound, ONT to Sault Ste. Marie, ONT.

1963 Operated as car ferry between Tobermory, ONT & South Baymouth, ONT.

1964 Converted to oil; 1477 gross / 948 registered tons; 800hp diesel.

1976 Owned Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie, ONT; used as museum ship.

2001 Owned St. Mary's River River Marine Centre, located Roberta Bondar Marina.

2006 Still operated as museum.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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NORGOMA (1950, Propeller)