ADMIRAL (1843, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1843
Official Number:
43483
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Niagara, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Niagara Harbour & Dock Co.
Original Owner and Location:
D. Bethune, Toronto, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine: 42 x 96"; Niagara Harbour & Dock Co., Niagara, ONT.
Dimensions
Length:
156'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
288
History

Date Unknown Owned Frs. Baby, Quebec, QUE.

1843, May 17 Trial trip, 14hp. Ran Toronto to Lewiston and Queenston.

1853, Jun 10 Borned to water's edge at Brown's Wharf, Toronto. Operating Toronto to Rochester.

1854 Rebuilt at Niagara by Ewing and returned to service.

1860 Owned Provincial Government.

1862 Rebuilt as barkentine, 395 tons.

1863 Owned W.T. Wilson, Quebec.

1866 Owned Vinder & Colwell, Pt. Hope; dimensions 161'X 23'X 10'.2".

1871 Barge, 259 gross tons.

1878 Schooner, C43483; 161' X 23' X 10'.2"; 260 gross tons; owned E.S. Vinden, Port Hope.

1884 Reported out of registry.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
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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