CANADA (1852, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1852
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Antoine de Tilly, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Towboat
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Beam engine, 45hp, low pressure.
Dimensions
Length:
108'
Beam:
18'
Tonnage (old style):
137
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Bar Pt.
Lake Erie.
Date:
28 Nov 1865
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Towing schooner & barge.
Notes:
Grounded, quickly went to pieces; crew rescued by ZOUAVE, owned Hackett Brothers of Malden, ONT. Dec 1 Broke up. 1875 Machinery recovered.
History

1853, Jun 16 Wrecked below Dickman's Landing, Lake Erie.

1854 Owned Maxwell & Co., Quebec.

1855, Oct 10 Burned St. Clair River; owned Charles King, QUE.

1855, Nov 12 Hull & engine sold American.

1856 Rebuilt Detroit, MI; 165 tons.

1858, Jul Machinery damaged Detroit River.

1858, Oct Collapsed flue & scalded to death three crew.

1858 Rebuilt towboat; 143 tons.

Enrolled Detroit 1859 - 1865.

1859-1860 Running Detroit - Saginaw; owned John Pridgeon, Detroit.

1860, Mar 21 Repaired & refitted as passenger boat to run Detroit - Bay City.

1861 Owned Daniel Miesel, Detroit; tugging Saginaw River.

1862 Major repair.

1864 Owned S. McKay, Bay City, MI.

1865, Dec 1 Wrecked on Bar Point, Lake Erie.

119 gross tons.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
Mills List
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
Steamship Historical Society of America
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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CANADA (1852, Steamer)