SS Venture (IV)

Other Names
later: Hsin Kong S0
Vessel Type
Steamship » Screw steamer
Ship Dates
Date built: 1910
Date launched: February 16 1910
End date: 1947
Owner or managing owner(s)
Boscowitz & Co.
Union Steamship Company
Vessel Description

She carried 186 passengers on the cannery run to Skeena and Nass Rivers via Prince Rupert BC. In 1947 she was destroyed by fire at Hong Kong.

Source: Nauticapedia: Venture (IV)

Related Artifacts
Half Model (M973.140.1)
Miniature Kisbee Ring (2007.0030.0001)
Miniature Kisbee Ring (M972.45.4)
Model (M972.75.1)
Painting (M973.196.1)
Related Archival Items
textual records: Lightkeeper's logbook for Merry Island, January 1 1941 to October 28 1947 (VMM44.092)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 6 (VMM05.06)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 8 (VMM05.08)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 9 (VMM05.09)