MAID OF THE MIST (1885, Excursion Vessel)


Year of Build:
1885
Official Number:
90692
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Niagara Falls, ONT
Vessel Type:
Excursion Vessel
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Alfred White
Original Owner and Location:
Maid of the Mist Steamboat Co., Niagara Falls, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12 x 14", 75hp engine, John Doty.
Dimensions
Length:
71.2'
Beam:
16.1'
Depth:
6.6'
Tonnage (gross):
61.97
Tonnage (net):
33.35
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Niagara Falls, ONT.
Niagara River.
Date:
22 Apr 1955
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Burned to total loss along with MAID OF THE MIST NO. 2; fire started from explosion aboard one of the vessels.
History

1885, Jun 10 Registered St. Catharines, ONT; owned Richard S. Carter & Frank LaBlond, Niagara Falls; Niagara Falls excursion trade.

1934 Extensive rebuild.

1955, Apr 22 Burned, Niagara River.

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

MAID OF THE MIST (1885, Excursion Vessel)
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MAID OF THE MIST (1885, Excursion Vessel)