BOSTON (1852, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1852
Official Number:
33216
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Quebec, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Freight & passenger.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Original Owner and Location:
Ogdensburg Railroad Co., Ogdensburg, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
2
Dimensions
Length:
169'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
235
Capacity:
1,750 barrels
History

1854 Owned Ogdensburg Railroad Co., Ogdensburg, NY.

1855 Ran Hamilton-Toronto & Ogdensburg.

1856, Aug 27 Collision with steamer PROTECTION, St Lawrence River.

1860 Owned J. S. Coleman, Dundas, ONT; 455 tons.

1862 Large repairs.

1863 Owned George Chaffee & Brothers, Kingston, ONT.

1864 Blockade-runner Atlantic coast-Bermuda.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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BOSTON (1852, Steamer)