DALHOUSIE (1869, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1869
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Louis Shickluna
Original Owner and Location:
Welland Railway Co., St Catharines, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion Notes:
60hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
144'
Beam:
26.2'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
353
Tonnage (net):
286
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 miles off Charlotte, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
26 Sep 1872
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Passengers, pig iron, general merchandise.
Notes:
Crew & passengers rescued by CITY OF CONCORD.
History

1869, May 1 Launched St. Catharines, ONT; ran between Port Dalhouise & Oswego, NY.

1868, Nov 26 Struck rocks on Long Sault Rapids.

1870 Kingston - Montreal service carring salt.

1871 256 net tons.

1876, Sep 26 Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Canadian Sessional Papers
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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DALHOUSIE (1869, Propeller)