COUNTER, JOHN (1853, Car Ferry (Rail Ferry))


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
33051
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Car Ferry (Rail Ferry)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Original Owner and Location:
J. Counter & Co., Kingston, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
206.3'
Beam:
34.4'
Depth:
5.8'
Tonnage (old style):
296
History

1854, Sep Reported as largest steamer to descend St. Lawrence rapids between Kingston, ONT & Montreal, QUE.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Newspaper Clippings
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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COUNTER, JOHN (1853, Car Ferry (Rail Ferry))