Yard No. 452

built by Fairfield Govan in 1907



Yard Number 452, was named ASSINIBOIA when launched on Tuesday, 25/06/1907 by Fairfield Govan , for Canadian Pacific Railway Co, Montreal .

Her main engines were built by Fairfield Co Glasgow , she was powered by Steam quadruple expansion 4cy 3300ihp 524nhp 14kn

ASSINIBOIA was destroyed by fire on 08/11/1969

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1907
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Tonnage: 3925 grt | 2885 nrt | 2400 dwt
Length: 346 feet 0
Breadth: 43 feet 9
Draught: 17 feet 7
Owner History:
Canadian Pacific Railway Co, Montreal
1968 J.A.L.Steamship Lines, Montreal
1969 Assiniboia Corporation

Additional Information:
Cut apart for canal transit at Levis, reassembled Buffalo.
Operated in freight service only after 1965
Burned out 9/11/1969 at National Park NJ while under conversion to floating restaurant, refloated 1/1970 and broken up at Philadelphia

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