ST. HELEN (1848, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A. Cantin
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Propulsion Notes:
1875 - Engine to new steamer built at Mill Point
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
100
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cedar Rapids St. Lawrence River
Date:
 May 1872
How:
Ashore
Final Cargo:
500 barrels flour
Notes:
Ran on a shoal when rudder chain broke while running rapids; additional cargo - barrels potash, 7 horses 1875 engine went to new steamer built at Mill Point
History

1854 Owned Glassford & Walker, Montreal, Quebec

1862 Rebuilt, Kingston, Ontario

1863 Owned E.B. Smith & Company, Kingston, Ontario; 297 tons

1869 269 gross tons

1871 Owned McQuay & Company, Picton, Ontario

1872, May 13 Ran on a shoal, the Cedar Rapids; cargo 500 barrels

flour, a few barrels potash, 7 horses

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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ST. HELEN (1848, Steamer)