UNION (1822, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1822
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Hawkesburry, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: artificial bilges for stability deficiency
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
W. Grant
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Propulsion Notes:
engine, Boulton & Watt, London, England; from SWIFTSURE
Dimensions
Length:
125'
Beam:
23'
History

First steamer on upper reach of Ottawa River.

Date unknown Ran Grenville, ONT-Hull, ONT.

1829-1831 Laid up

1831, Aug 10 First passage on Rideau Canal.

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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UNION (1822, Steamer)