HURON (1854, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sorel, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
McCarty & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Halcomb & Henderson, Montreal, QUE.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
173'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
388
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Beauharnois Canal.
Date:
  1871
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Iron, copper & highwines.
History

Ran Montreal - Toronto & Hamilton, ONT.

1855, May 19 Sunk in 10 feet water, Oswego harbor with cargo flour.

1856 Owned D. Torrance & Co.

1856, Jul 17 Sank St. Sawrence River above Dickinson's Landing near Coteau.

1857, Oct Collision with schooner, Lake Ontario.

1861 Strengthened, owned Jacques Tracy & Co, Montreal, QUE.

1868 Inspected Kingston.

1869 320 tons.

1871, Jun Burned Beauharnois 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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HURON (1854, Steamer)