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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Bannockburn.
Engine builder: North Eastern Marine Engine Co., 1893, United Kingdom, England, Durham, Sunderland; Wallsend Slipway & Engineeering Co., 1893, United Kingdom, England, Northumberland, Wallsend-on-Tyne
Year ship built: 1893
Year engine built: 1893
Creator: Montreal Transportation Co.
Final disposition: Sailed from Port Arthur, Ontario, Lake Superior on November 21, 1902 and disappeared. No bodies and only a small amount of wreckage was recovered. Lakes folklore enshrined the vessel as the Flying Dutchman of the Lakes.
Notes: Bannockburn - town in Stirling County, Scotland, scene of battle between Robert the Bruce and British crown in 1314 - ended in Scottish victory and independence.
Remarks: Usually towed the schooner Minnedosa. Bannockburn was the sister ship to the "Rosemount".
Registry number: BR. 102093
Hull number: None
Vessel type: Freighter
Height: 18 ft.
Width: 40 ft.
Length: 244 ft.
Stroke length: 39 in.
Gross tonnage: 1736 t.
Net tonnage: 1035 t.
Engine type: Triple expansion
Piston 1: 21 in.
Piston 2: 34 in.
Piston 3: 56 in.
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