ONTARIO (1881, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
80875
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wolfe Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Carvel built, round stern
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Robert Davis
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
11 x 15", 50hp engine, by David, Doran & Company, Kingston, Ontario, 1881
Dimensions
Length:
104'
Beam:
22.6'
Depth:
5.8'
Tonnage (gross):
259.08
Tonnage (net):
160.34
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Toronto Harbor, Ontario, Lake Ontario
Date:
3 Aug 1885
How:
Burned
Notes:
Burned in "Espalande Fire" which destroyed a number of vessels
History

1881, May 13 First registered, Kingston, Ontario

Date Unknown Owned J. Allen, Perth, Ontario

1883 Owned A.J. Tymon, Toronto, Ontario

1884 Owned John Sheriden, Toronto; rebuilt Robert Davis; 150 gross tons

1885, August 3 Burned in Espalande Fire in Toronto

1885, December 31 Registry closed, Toronto

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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ONTARIO (1881, Steamer)