SOVEREIGN (1889, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
94887
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Steel
Builder Name:
W. C. White
Original Owner and Location:
Ottawa River Navigation Company, Montreal, QUE
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
engine from Eagle Foundry, Montreal. Feathering wheels
Dimensions
Length:
162.4'
Beam:
25.5'
Depth:
7.4'
Tonnage (gross):
636
Tonnage (net):
323
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cantin's shipyard, Montreal, QUE
Date:
17 Mar 1906
How:
burned, sank
Notes:
Rebuilt as steamer IMPERIAL
History

1889 Ran Montreal-Carillion, Ottawa River.

1889, Aug 6 First trial run; boiler problems.

1889, Aug 16 Second trial successful.

1889, Aug 19 First trip with passengers.

1890, Jul 15 Walking beam broke, fell damaging cylinder.

1890, Sep 2 Wheel damaged against wall, Lachine.

1890, Sep 4 Back in service.

1906, Mar 17 Burned Montreal, QUE.

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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