Camosun (I)

Vessel Type
Passenger vessel » coastal
Ship Dates
Date built: 1905
End date: 1936
Owner or managing owner(s)
Union Steamship Company
Vessel Description

In 1905-1936 she was in service for Union Steamships of British Columbia Ltd., Vancouver, BC. In 1907 she was the first coastal vessel to have a Marconi wireless installed. In 1936 she was retired and later scrapped.

Source: Nauticapedia: Camosun (I)

Related Artifact
Painting (1991.184)
Related Archival Items
technical drawings: SS “Camosun and sisterships” body plan (2007.5000.0558)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 2 (VMM05.02)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 3 (VMM05.03)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 4 (VMM05.04)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 6 (VMM05.06)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 7 (VMM05.07)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 8 (VMM05.08)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 9 (VMM05.09)
textual records: Trim calculations for the SS Camosun (SF2005.001.0664)
textual records: Specification of repairs to the "SS Camosun" (SF2005.001.0665)
textual records: Specification for fuel oil installation & tank capacity to the "SS Camosun" (SF2005.001.0666)