File - Dundee

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  • 1906-1946 (Creation)

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2.5 cm of textual material.

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Original accession forms indicate that this material was donated to the Hamilton Public Library, Local History & Archives department in 1977, but the donor is unknown.

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Steel screw (propeller) steamer built in Dundee, Scotland in 1906 by the Caledonia Shipbuilding & Engineering Company. The vessel was owned by several companies and was requisitioned for use during World War One. It was sunk by an enemy submarine in March of 1917. The file contains a Certificate of British Registry, shipping port transfer documentation from the Port of Dundee, Scotland to the Registrar of Shipping, Hamilton, Ontario, transfer of mortgage documents, as well as some correspondence from the Canada Steamship Lines and the Department of Marine and Fisheries, to the Registrar of Shipping, Hamilton, Ontario and the Registrar of Shipping, Dundee, Scotland.

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