OTTAWA (1848, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A. Canton
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
316
History

1848 Built at Montreal, Quebec by A. Canton

1853, April In Royal Mail Line between Montreal & Kingston - passenger

& freight service

1853, August 15 Beached in Saint Lawrence River; repaired

1854 Owned by Torrence & Company, Montreal; hauled railroad iron to

Milwaukee in May

1855, July Loaded with flour, collided with steamer TIBBETT near

Brockville, Ontario, Sant Lawrence River; sank in 30 feet

water; raised & repaired

1860 Owned Hooker, Jacques & Company, Montreal

1881 Large repairs

1863 Owned Jacques, Tracey & Company, Montreal

1864 Owned Glassford, Jones & Company, Montreal; river tug

Owned Jacques, Tracey & Company

1866 Owned Glassford, Jones & Company

1869 Inspected at Hamilton, Ontario, 264 gross tons

Inspected at Kingston, 227 gross tons; owned Bay of Quinte

Steamboat Company

1879 Owners listed as Glassford, Jones & Company, Montreal; dimensions

105.7 x 23.3 x 8.1', 226 gross tons

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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OTTAWA (1848, Steamer)