ARMENIA (1873, Propeller)
Identification
Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
74388
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chatham, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Canaller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
J. Simpson & D. Chisholm
Original Owner and Location:
Malcolmson Brothers, Hamilton, ONT
Power
Number of Masts:
1
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
34" cylinder, 34" stroke engine, Thomas Wilson Iron Works, Dundas, ONT; 11'6" x 10'9", 78# steam scotch boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
23.1'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
400
Tonnage (net):
241
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Montreal, QUE. St. Lawrence River
Date:
1908
How:
Dismantled.
History

1873, May 7 Launched; cost $30,000.

1874 Montreal & Chicago Line.

1878 Toronto Mail Line.

1879 Owned Hume & Co., Toronto, ONT.

1880 Northeastern Transportation Co.

1880, Oct 14 Disabled near False Duck Islands, Lake Ontario.

1881-1881-1883 Rebuilt & lengthened Muir Bros. Pt. Dalhousie, ONT. 172 x 23.1 x 11'; 925 gross tons/594 net tons; owned Haggarty & Hume, Hamilton, Ontario. Merchant Line, Montreal to Chicago.

1896 Owned Calvin Co., Garden Island; rebuilt as steambarge for timber trade. 172 x 25 x 12'; 643 gross tons/403 net tons.

1901 Owned David Dean, Richards Landing, ONT.

1905 Owned R. J. Gaskin 176.2' x 25' x 11.5'; 467 gross tons/318 net tons.

1907 Owned A. C. Waud, Montreal.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Beesons Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian List of Shipping (M&FLV)
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:specialcollections@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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ARMENIA (1873, Propeller)