NIPISSING (1871, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1871
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Gravenhurst, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: "Pagoda" wheelhouse, rounded fantail stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
A.P. Cockburn
Original Owner and Location:
A.P. Cockburn, Gravenhurst
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
24" cylinder. 6' stroke. Return tubular boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
115'
Beam:
19'
Tonnage (gross):
150 or 153
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Fraser Island, near Port Cockburn, ONT.
Lake Joseph.
Date:
3 Aug 1886
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Engine into NIPISSING, 1887.
History

1871 Ran Lake Muskola.

1871, Nov 17 Accident; forced into winter quarters.

Unknown date Hurricane deck added.

1877 Ran Lake Muskoka & Lake Joseph.

1881, Jan 10 Owned Muskoka & Nipissing Navigation Co. (A.P. Cockburn & Donald A. Smith et al).

1886, Aug 3 Burned.

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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