ENGLAND (1847, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Niagara, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Niagara Dock Co.
Master Carpenter:
J. Ewing
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sternwheel
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
246
Tonnage (net):
130
Final Disposition
Date:
  1872
How:
Scrapped.
History

1853, Aug 9 Sunk near Cormwall, St. Lawerence River.

1854 Owned Hooker & Co., Montreal, QUE; repaired 150 tons.

1860 Owned Hooker Jacques & Co., Kingston, ONT; 326 tons; river boat.

1861 Rebuilt, converted to tug.

1863 Owned M. K. Dickenson, Ottawa, ONT; 225 tons; sidewheel towboat.

1866 Registered as tug.

1870 Rebuilt; owned Ottawa & Rideau Forwarding Co., Montreal.

1871 Owned Ottawa parties.

C1872 Reportedly scrapped.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
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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ENGLAND (1847, Steamer)