ADVENTURE (1843, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1843
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Niagara, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Called a "steam schooner."
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Niagara Harbour & Dock Co.
Original Owner and Location:
James A. Glassford et al, Montreal, QUE
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
2
Dimensions
Length:
90.1'
Beam:
17.4'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (old style):
112
Final Disposition
Date:
  1862
How:
Scrapped.
History

Astonished vesselmen by running Toronto to Quebec in 3 days.

Noted as 158 tons.

1843, Sep 7 Arrival Quebec from Toronto, first vessel making this trip, thereby opening to vessels of her class navigation from the sea to Chicago, IL.

1844 Owned Toronto & St. Lawrence Steam Navigation Co.

1847, Dec 8 Capt. Duffee (of ADVENTURE) crushed to death by her between her and dock, Youngstown, NY, Niagara River.

1848 Owned Colcleugh & Greer.

1849 Owned Glassford & Jones, Montreal, QUE.

1851, Jun 21 Owned William Anglin, Kingston, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Canadian Registers
C. Patrick Labadie
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
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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ADVENTURE (1843, Propeller)