CORINTHIAN (1864, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1864
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Iron
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
George N. Ault
Master Carpenter:
Designed by George N. Ault
Original Owner and Location:
Charles F. Gildersleeve, Kingston, ONT.
Ownership Notes:
Hull built in Glasgow, Scotland; taken apart, shipped to Kingston; reassembled.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
Propulsion Notes:
Machinery by Francis Tutton, Ontario Foundry, Kingston, ONT. or Canadian Engine & Machinery Works, Kingston.
Dimensions
Length:
175.7'
Beam:
40.6'
Depth:
9.9'
Tonnage (old style):
374.06
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Between Coteau du Lac & Cedar Rapids, QUE.
St. Lawrence River.
Date:
20 Sep 1892
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Passengers.
Notes:
Caught in galley while in rapids; beached; passengers & crew debarked; burned to waters edge.
History

1864 Launched.

1865, Jun 24 Maiden voyage; ran Port Hope, Coburg & Rochester.

1865, Jul 25 Broke walking beam & piston rod.

1865, Oct 19 Grounded with cattle, Brighton, ONT, Lake Ontario.

1866, Aug Collided with schooner WANDERER off Presque Isle, ONT, Lake Ontario.

1867, Nov 18 Sold to Canadian Inland Steam Navigation Co.; ran out of Montreal.

1869, Nov Grounded, Lake St. Francis.

1874, Jul 7 Grounded Split Rock, St. Lawrence River; released few days later; repaired Kingston.

1875 Merged into Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co.

1876, Sep 18 Ashore Grafton, ONT, Lake Ontario.

1877, May 18 Completely overhauled, passenger accomodations enlarged; 1061.79 gross / 614.72 net tons; put back on Hamilton, Toronto & Kingston run.

1883, Oct 24 Broke crank head, Toronto, Lake Ontario.

1887, Sep 7 Struck breakwater, Lachine, St. Lawrence River; repaired.

1892, Sep 20 Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian List of Shipping (M&FLV)
Canadian Sessional Papers
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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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CORINTHIAN (1864, Steamer)