VALLEY CITY (1859, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1859
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Hamilton, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Square stern
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Malcomson & Company
Master Carpenter:
John Malcomson
Original Owner and Location:
A. McTaggart, Dundas, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Propulsion Notes:
Engine & boiler built by Gartshore & Company, Dundas, Ontario
Dimensions
Length:
90'
Beam:
14.2'
Depth:
6.2'
Tonnage (old style):
76
Capacity:
70 tons
History

1859, April Launched

1862, April Ashore near Inverhuron, Lake Huron

1862, October 29 Owned J.B. VanEvery & R. Rumball, Goderich, Ontario;

ran Sarnia, Ontario to Lake Huron ports

1862, December Grounded Mackenzie Point, Lake Superior

1863, May 8 Owned E.L. Williams, Howard, Ontario

1866 Owned McCormick Brothers, Point Pelee Island, Ontario

1866, June 4 Holed & sank near Amherstburg, Ontario, Detroit River

1867, August Repaired; ran Windsor to Sandusky & Pelee

1869, August Scrapped ?

1871 Owned Point Pelee Island parties

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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VALLEY CITY (1859, Steamer)