ZIMMERMAN (1854, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Niagara, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Ran Niagara to Toronto route
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Louis Shickluna
Original Owner and Location:
Oliver T. Macklem, Chippawa
Ownership Notes:
Named for Thorold financier Samuel Zimmerman
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
40.5 x 144" engine built by Macklem 28' side wheels
Dimensions
Length:
200.3'
Beam:
28.9'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
477
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Niagara, Ontario, Lake Ontario
Date:
21 Aug 1863
How:
Fire
Notes:
2 lives lost
History

1856, April 23 Hauled out on Marine Railway of James A. Baker, Oswego,

New York; overhauled & furnished with arches & painted

1859 Owned Captain D. Milloy

1861 Strengthened, painted

1863 Owned Duncan Malloy or Milloy, Toronto, Ontario

1863, August 21 Burned, Niagara, Ontario

1863 Noted that engines were salvaged & put into CITY OF TORONTO

(1839) but her history notes that new boilers were installed at

this time

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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