ST. THOMAS (1842, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1842
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Steam schooner.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Kingston Marine Railway
Original Owner and Location:
Woodward & Hutchison, Port Stanley, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
15 hp engine built Niagara Harbour & Dock Co., Niagara, ONT.
Dimensions
Length:
95'
Beam:
20'
Tonnage (old style):
100
History

1842, Apr 15 Launched as one of first schooners to receive Ericsons propellers; will be able to run from Upper Lakes to Montreal & Quebec without transhipping cargos.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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ST. THOMAS (1842, Schooner)