ROTHESAY (1867, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
54485
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Carleton, NBR
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Passenger steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
3
Builder Name:
J & S.E. Oliver
Original Owner and Location:
Enoch Lunt, Saint John, New Brunswick
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
Propulsion Notes:
Engine built by Fleming & Humbert, Saint John, New Brunswick
Dimensions
Length:
193'
Beam:
28.8'
Depth:
7.8'
Tonnage (gross):
839
History

1867, February 2 Launched & registered at Fredrickton, New Brunswick,

built to run Saint John River, between Saint John &

Fredrickton

1877, July 2 Registered Prescott, Ontario to run Saint Lawrence River

in Thousand Island area

1878 Transferred to Toronto, to run Toronto to Niagara River

1880, September Fire on boiler deck, extinguished with little damage

1881 Owned Ambroise E. Lalande, Montreal, Quebec

1883 Owned Allan R. Oughtred, Montreal

1883, June 27 Stranded near Thousand Island Park; released

1884 Owned James G. Ross, Quebec City, Quebec

1886 Large repairs, Ogdensburg, New York

1889, September 12 In collision with tug MYRA, beached near Prescott &

abandoned

1901 Dynamited to remove hazard to navigation

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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