CITY OF MONTREAL (1871, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
71108
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chatham, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Hyslop & Ronald
Original Owner and Location:
McKay, Hamilton, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
138'
Beam:
25.6'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
400
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Michipicoten Island.
Lake Superior.
Date:
19 Oct 1881
How:
Driven Ashore
Final Cargo:
Building Stone
Notes:
Crew & passengers rescued.
History

1871, May 29 Owned McKay, Hamilton, ONT, Montreal Chicago Line.

1872, Jul 25 Repaired leaking boiler tubes & refastened, Winsor, ONT.

1873 Owned Lamont, Chatham.

1878, Nov 6 Owned Milloy & Search, Toronto, ONT; reported missing on Lake Michigan; found without pilot house, Manitou Island.

1879 Owned Malloy, Chatham.

1881, Feb 20 Reported wrecked.

1884 Rebuilt Owen Sound, ONT; made steambarge, new boiler.

1888 Owned A. Cambell, Toronto.

1888, Oct 19 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
Richard J. Wright, Bowling Green State University
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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