ROB ROY (1832, Schooner)


Also known as:
CYNTHIA; WESTERN
Year of Build:
1832
Construction and Ownership
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Watkins & Bissell dock, Detroit, MI
Detroit River
Date:
27 Apr 42
How:
burned
History

1832, Oct Owned Duncan McGregor, Chatham, ONT; wrecked, Goderich.

1833, May Rebuilt, Chatham; renamed CYNTHIA, sidewheel steamer, 60-100 tons; 60hp engine from steamer THAMES; owned D. McGregor, Thames Steam Navigation Co., ran Chatham-Sandwich, Marden & Goderich.

1838, Jan 8 Carried 200 troops, Chatham-Sandwich to repel invaders during McKenzie Rebellion.

1838, Oct 6 Damaged by fire near Amherstburg, passengers rescued by steamer SANDUSKY; rebuilt, larger cabins.

1839, May 6 Renamed WESTERN; ran Chatham-Detroit, Windsor and Amherstburg 3 times weekly.

1842, Apr 27 Burned, Detroit.

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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ROB ROY (1832, Schooner)