DAWN (1847)


Year of Build:
1847
Official Number:
9033724
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Brockville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
W. Parkin
Original Owner and Location:
H. & S. Jones, Brockville, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
160'
Beam:
23'
Note on Dimensions:
approximate dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
168
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sorel, QUE.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
18 Apr 1862
How:
Wrecked in freshet.
History

1847, Sep 29 Launched.

1848, Jun 20 Struck a rock running Lachine, QUE rapids, broke in two; rebuilt in August; relaunched in October.

1852, Jul 16 Grounded Galops Rapids, St. Lawrence River; released.

1857 Owned Jones, Black & Co.

1858 Owned Ives & Co.

1862, Apr 18 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
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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DAWN (1847)