Day to Day Life in the Okanagan Valley
Old Penticton - Wharf - Dock - Sicamous

 Day to Day Operations of the Tugs and Stern wheelers on Okanagan Lake The SS Sicamous made its maiden voyage on July 12, 1914. The Sicamous carried passengers, mail, express items and freight to and from settlements along Okanagan Lake Her daily schedule would consist of departure, from Penticton, at 5:30 a.m.  She would arrive […]

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Building and Launching the Sternwheeler S.S. Sicamous
Launch - SS Sicamous - Old Photo - Archives

Commissioning and Building the Stern Wheeler S.S. Sicamous The Sicamous was built in the same design as two earlier sister ships; the S.S. Bonnington and S.S. Nasookin. The designs were drawn up by Captain James Troup, and master ship builder Thomas J. Bulger. The ship was commissioned in 1913 and construction on the hull began […]

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