GILDERSLEEVE (1839, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1839
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
George Thurston
Original Owner and Location:
O.S. Gildersleeve, Kingston, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Cylinders:
1
Dimensions
Length:
140'
Beam:
0'
Depth:
0'
Tonnage (old style):
111
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Garden Island, ONT.
Date:
  1874
How:
Scrapped.
History

1840 Boiler explosion, Toronto, ONT.

1845 Lengthened at Kingston, upper cabins.

1854 Owned Gildersleeve.

1854 Owned Maxwell & Co.

1855 Listed for public auction, Kingston, ONT.

1863 Owned Calvin & Breck, Garden Island, ONT; 300 ton river tug.

1868 Repaired.

1870, Nov 22 Raised from where sunk for many years on southwest side of Garden Island by Calvin & Breck; engines & boiler taken out, put at marine railway; machinery to CLIFFTON, later into FRANCES SMITH - questionable as CLIFTON dismantled 1866.

1871 Owned Kingston.

1874, Jun Collision with schooner BABINEAN & GANDIER, St. Clair River.

1874 Scrapped.

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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