ONTARIO (1850-1851, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1850-1851
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sorel, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Described as a "freight boat"
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Molson
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
176'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
200 or 283
History

1853, September 21 Wrecked by steamer VERMONT on Saint Lawrence River

1854 Owned Torrence & Company, Montreal, Quebec

1854, December 4 Ashore & wrecked in storm, Nicholson Island, Ontario,

Lake Ontario; last owned Hooker & Jacques, Montreal;

Later recovered & rebuilt as schooner

1863, March Registry surrendered

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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ONTARIO (1850-1851, Steamer)