WELLAND (1853, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bath, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
140'
Beam:
25'
Tonnage (old style):
300 or 137
Final Disposition
Final Location:
At dock, Port Dalhousie, Ontario, Lake Ontario
Date:
15 Aug 1856
How:
Burned
Notes:
Owned by Port Dalhousie & Thorold Railroad Company Rebuilt in 1857 or 1858 as schooner or bark ARCTIC by Alex Muir at Port Dalhousie
History

1853 Rebuilt at St.Catharines, Ontario by Louis Shickluna for Hugh

Donaldson, St.Catharines; 184 x 31 x 8, 300 tons; beam engine,

56 x 132", Thomas Towers Iron Works, St.Catharines' also reported

built at Bath, Ontario & owned by William Donaldson & Company

1856 Owned by town of St.Catharines

1856, August 15 Burned at Port Dalhousie, Ontario

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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WELLAND (1853, Steamer)