BRUCE MINES (1854, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Tate
Original Owner and Location:
Montreal Mining Co., Montreal, Que
Ownership Notes:
"Bruce Mining Co."
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
126'
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Cape Hurd, near Tobermory, ONT.
Lake Huron.
Date:
28 Nov 1854
How:
Foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Winter Supplies.
Notes:
Bound Montreal - Bruce Mines; passengers & crew escaped, 1 lost.
History

Ran Montreal - Georgian Bay ports.

1854, Nov 28 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
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

Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










BRUCE MINES (1854, Steamer)