CATARAQUI (1836, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1836
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Passenger & freight.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Master Carpenter:
Ewen
Original Owner:
Gildersleeve, et.al.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
2 35hp beam engines by Ward.
Dimensions
Length:
133'
Beam:
38'
Depth:
8.9'
Tonnage (old style):
34 25/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Kingston, ONT.
St.Lawrence River.
Date:
17 Apr 1840
How:
Burned.
History

1840 Burned during "The Great Fire" which destroyed much of Kingston's waterfront.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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CATARAQUI (1836, Steamer)