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Owner: British & North Atlantic Steam Navigation Co Ltd (Dominion Line)

Ship Name:

CANADA

Vessel type: Passenger and cargo ship

Official No: 106806

Builder: Harland & Wolff Ltd,
Queen's Island, Belfast

Yard No: 300

Laid down: 8 July 1895

Launched: 14 May 1896

Handed over: 26 September 1896

Port & Date of Registry: Liverpool, 21 September 1896

Managing Owner & Address: David Richards, Harvey Buildings, 24 James Street, Liverpool

Description

Number of Decks: 3

Number of Masts: 2

Rigged: Schooner

Stern: Elliptical

Build: Clencher

Framework & Description of Vessel: Steel

Number of Bulkheads: 7

Number of water ballast tanks: 9

Dimensions

Length: 500.4 ft

Breadth: 58.2.5 ft

Depth: 34.9.5 ft

Gross Registered Tonnage: 8,806.03

Machinery

Engine Builder: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast

Engine Type: 2 X inverted direct acting triple expansion surface condensing

Cylinders: 2 X 28½; 2 X 47½; 2 X 77 inches

Stroke: 54 inches

Nominal Horse Power: 600

Boilers

Description: Cylindrical multi-tubular

Number: 3 double ended & 3 single ended

Iron or Steel: Steel

Pressure when loaded: 175 lbs

Screw: Twin

Speed: 15 knots

Signal Letters: P. L. M. N.

Notes

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