GENEVA (1875, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
72558
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Portsmouth, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
J.W. Pierce
Original Owner and Location:
W. Nichols et al, Kingston, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14" x 14", 50hp horizontal engine by George Chaffey & Bros. Iron works, Portsmouth, ONT.
Dimensions
Length:
93'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
5.4'
Tonnage (gross):
96.74
Tonnage (net):
39.08
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Beach Oswego, Oswego, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
23 Sep 1891
How:
Fire.
Final Cargo:
Passengers.
Notes:
Caught fire after landing passengers; burned to water's edge; no lives lost.
History

1880 Owned Lewis Springer, Hamilton, ONT.

1884 Owned John Turner, Toronto, ONT.

1888, May 10 Sold to American interests; owned Cape Vincent, NY; US86005.

1890 Owned Silas A. Service, Rochester, NY.

1891 Lost to fire on Lake Ontario.

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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