BRANTFORD (1851, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1851
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: "round stern"
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Louis Shickluna
Original Owner and Location:
Holcomb & Henderson, Hamilton, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
153.5'
Beam:
23.4'
Depth:
9.7'
Tonnage (old style):
222
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Dalhousie, ONT.
Lake Ontario
Date:
  1873
How:
Rebuilt as CALABRIA, steambarge.
History

1854 Owned Benson & Merrit, St. Catharines, 300 tons.

1855, Apr Ran Monteal-St. Catharines.

1858, Jan 9 Owned T. Kirkpatrick, Kingston, ONT; T. Hart & John Ostell, Montreal, QUE.

1858 Ran Hamilton-Toronto-Montreal.

1859, Apr 23 Owned A. Cowan, Kingston.

1860 404 tons.

1862, Mar 12 Owned S.F. Holcomb, Toronto & Cowan.

1862 Large repairs.

1866, Apr 15 Owned Theodore Hart & John M. Young, Montreal.

1866 Rebuilt.

1869 Owned Henderson, Montreal, 341 gross tons.

1870 222 net tons.

1870, Jan Crushed against Kingston piers during storm.

1870, Apr Ran Montreal-St. Catharines.

1871 Owned Kingston, ONT.

1872, Apr Sold to J. Power & T. Smart, Jr., Brockville, overhauled Portsmouth.

1872-73 Winter rebuilt Muir, Pt. Dalhousie. Named CALABRIA.

1873, Mar 11 Owned Henry & William Zealand, Hamilton, ONT. & D. Bullus (Butters), Toronto, still listed as BRANTFORD, see CALABRIA.

1873 Owned Holcomb & Stewart, Montreal, 404 gross tons, still as BRANTFORD.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian List of Shipping (M&FLV)
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Loudon G. Wilson
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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BRANTFORD (1851, Propeller)