CANADA (1832, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1832
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: One deck, scroll head, square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Original Owner and Location:
St. Lawrence Steam Boat Co., Montreal, QUE
Ownership Notes:
Molson et al.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Horizontal
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
65hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
125.8'
Beam:
29'
Depth:
10.4'
Final Disposition
Date:
  1852
How:
Broken up.
History

1833, Sep 30 Registered Montreal, QUE.

1841, Sep 4 Registered Montreal, QUE; lengthened 173'2" x 26'5" x 10'5"; 605 tons; owned St. Lawrence Steamboat Co. & Tow Boat Co. (Torrances), operating Kingston & Montreal.

1845, Apr Grounded opposite Alexandria Bay, New York; stranded several days, released April 10.

1850 On Canada Mail Line, Toronto to Montreal.

1852 Registry cancelled; vessel broken up.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Canadian Registers
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Mills List
Newspaper Clippings
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 (1832, Steamer)