Ship Specifications

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

 

Port Side

 

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.

 

Starboard Side

 

 

Sternwheel

Length of wheel bracket:

21′ 8″

Width at end of bracket :

19′ 5″

Diameter of wheel:

19′ 4″

Length of paddle buckets:
17′

 

Upper Deck

 

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)

 

Saloon Deck

 

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)

 

Aft Section

 

Fore Section

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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

 

Port Side

 

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.

 

Starboard Side

 

 

Sternwheel

Length of wheel bracket:

21′ 8″

Width at end of bracket :

19′ 5″

Diameter of wheel:

19′ 4″

Length of paddle buckets:
17′

 

Upper Deck

 

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)

 

Saloon Deck

 

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)

 

Aft Section

 

Fore Section