BROCKVILLE (1863, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1863
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Brockville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Passenger & package freight. BRISTOL similar.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Saunders
Original Owner and Location:
George Chaffey & Brothers, Kingston, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
136.2'
Beam:
23.5'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (gross):
398
Tonnage (net):
340
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Big Sable Point.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
8 Nov 1865
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
2400 barels flour.
Notes:
Driven ashore & wrecked. 1869, Fall Machinery recovered ashore near Ludington, MI.
History

1863, May 29 Registered Kingston, ONT; owned George Benjamin Chaffey & William Chaffey, Kingston, ONT.

1865 Runs Montreal - Chicago.

1865 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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BROCKVILLE (1863, Propeller)