BARON TORONTO (1841, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1841
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Nelson Walker
Original Owner:
Sanderson & Murray
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
Ericsson patent engine built by Nelson Walker.
History

Second propeller-driven ship on Great Lakes; named for Governor-General of Canada.

Traded Montreal-Kingston & Ottawa, towing barges.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Scanner, Toronto Marine Historical Society
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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BARON TORONTO (1841, Steambarge)