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Name: SIMCOE
Type: Lighthouse Tender
Launched: 21/01/1909
Completed: 03/1909
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 806
Dimensions: 913grt, 438nrt, 180.0 x 35.2 x 15.5ft
Engines: 2 x VT3cyl (13.5, 22 & 36 x 27ins), 217nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Low Walker
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125456
History:
03/1909 Government of Canada - Dept of Marine and Fisheries, Ottawa
07/12/1917 Sank
Comments: 07/12/1917: Sank off the Magdalen Islands in the Gulf of St Lawrence
On a voyage from Sydney NS to Charlottetown PEI


Above photo courtesy of Photoship