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Name: SCOTIA II
Type: Train Ferry
Launched: 13/04/1915
Completed: 08/1915
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 873
Dimensions: 1854grt, 741nrt, 286.8 x 48.2 x 18.2ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (21, 34 & 54 x 30ins), 454nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws (fore and aft)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 158870
History:
08/1915 Government of Canada - Dept of Railways and Canals, Ottawa
1939 Government of Canada - Min of Transport (Canadian National Railways)
No further history known
Comments: Capacity of 18 x 45ft long rail cars; six each on three tracks
1971: Converted to a train ferry barge for service on Detroit River