OSPREY (1863, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
46254
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sorel, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
H. B. McCarthy or A. Cantin
Original Owner and Location:
J. H. Henderson, Montreal, QUE
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
175'
Beam:
32'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
533
Tonnage (gross):
460
Tonnage (net):
261
History

1871 Owned A. E. D. McKay, Montreal, QUE.

1871 Large repairs.

1875 Hamilton to Quebec route, passengers & freight; 375 gross tons.

1876 Owned A. D. McKay, Hamilton, ONT; laid up.

1878 Burned, total loss, Hamilton Harbor.

1879 Owned McKay, Montreal.

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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OSPREY (1863, Steamer)