TINTO (1855)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sorel, QUE
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
D. & J. McCarthy
Original Owner and Location:
Gibb & Ross, Quebec, QUE
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22 1/2 + 22 1/2 x 30", 180hp engine, working right angles-same shaft built by Miln & Miln, Dock Engine Works, Montreal, QUE.
Dimensions
Length:
135'
Beam:
23'
Note on Dimensions:
dimensions are approximate
Final Disposition
Date:
 Sep 1856
How:
Probably scrapped & abandoned.
History

1855, Nov 19 launched; ran Montreal, Lake Ontario - Lake Erie; passengers.

1856, Jul 17 Burned Nine Mile Point, Lake Ontario; C18 lost; engine & boiler to propeller AVON, 1857.

1856, Sep At Kingston Dockyard.

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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TINTO (1855)