PERSEVERANCE (1864, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1864
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saint Catherines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Louis Shickluna
Original Owner and Location:
Welland Railway Line, Saint Catherines, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
50 x 30" stroke, 530hp, built by John Gartshore, Dundas, Ontario Two 26 x 8' boilers, each with 100 flues
Dimensions
Length:
177'
Beam:
31'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
632
Capacity:
750
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Pultneyville, New York, Lake Ontario
Date:
6 Oct 1868
How:
Fire
Final Cargo:
Corn
Notes:
Caught fire while underway on lake, burned to waterline, five survivors rescued by her sister ship ENTERPRISE, the rest of crew, fourteen in all, were lost
History

1864, July 6 Launched at Saint Catherines, Ontario, built for grain

trade, between Saint Catherines & Oswego, New York

1864, September 27 On maiden trip, Kingston, Ontario to Port

Dalhousie, Ontario

1864-1868 In grain trade, lakes Erie & Ontario

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

PERSEVERANCE (1864, Propeller)
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PERSEVERANCE (1864, Propeller)