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Summary Stats of the S.S. Moyie
Owner: Canadian Pacific Railway, British Columbia Lake & River Service
Builder – Hull Bertram Iron Works, Toronto, Ontario
Builder – Cabins
Canadian Pacific Railway, Nelson, B.C. (J. Bulger, Master Builder)
Official Number 107454
Dimensions 161.7 x 30.1 x 5.1
(feet and tenths)
Registered Tonnage
525.94
Gross Tonnage
834.87
Launch Date
October 22, 1898
Registry Date November 21, 1898
Entered Service December 7, 1898

 

Technical
Length 161.7 ft.
Breadth 30.1 ft.
Gross Tonnage
834.18
Depth of Hull
5.1 ft.
Cost (1898)
$41,275
Licensed to carry 250 passengers with freight or 400 passengers without freight.

 

Sternwheel
Length of wheel bracket 21′ 8″
Width at end of bracket 19′ 5″
Diameter of wheel
19′ 4″
Length of paddle buckets 17′

 

Engines
Builder
Bertram Iron Works, Toronto, Ontario
Type Two single-cylinder high pressure horizontal, non-condensing, piston valves and piston cut-off valves over main valves
Dimensions
16″ x 72″; 17.06 nhp; 450 ihp
Approx. Maximum Speed 14 miles per hour (22.5 kph)

 

Boiler
First
(1898-1929)
Bertram Iron Works
Toronto, Ontario
Second
(1929-now)
Vulcan Iron Works
Vancouver, BC
Length 23′ 7″ (7.03 m)
Length w/ smoke box 27′ 1″ (8.25 m)
Length of tubes
14′ 0″ (4.23 m)
Diameter of tubes 2 1/2″ (6.35 cm)
Number of tubes 165
Number of stay tubes 36
Heating surface of boiler 2,050 sq. ft.
Working pressure 160 psi. (1103 KPa)
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