CANADA (1840, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1840
Official Number:
33442
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Prescott, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Horizontal
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
65hp engine, low pressure.
Dimensions
Length:
159'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
127
Final Disposition
Date:
  1858
How:
Broken up.
History

1845, Apr Struck rock in Alexandria Bay; got off; resume trips on St. Lawrence.

1846 Cabins enlarged, Kingston, ONT.

1853, Mar 15 Registered Montreal; owned Thomas Maxwell, Kingston, ONT.

1854 Owned J. Hamilton, towboat.

1855, Mar Offered for sale at Kingston.

1858, May 15 Registry closed, broken up.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
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 (1840, Steamer)