BRITISH EMPIRE (1845, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Metcalfe, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Oades
Original Owner:
River & Lake Steamboat Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
167.9'
Beam:
22.6'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (old style):
137.29
Final Disposition
Final Location:
St. Lawrence River.
Date:
  1856
Notes:
Sank, St. Lawrence River.
History

1847, Apr 4 Began sailing between Ogdensburg & Montreal.

1848, Jun 24 Sank Kingston, Lake Ontario.

1849, Nov 8 Ashore above Black River, Lake Erie.

1852, May 24 Enrolled Montreal, same route, Ontario & St Lawrence Steamboat Co. Owned Lucius Moody, Montreal.

1856 Sank on St. Lawrence River.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Canadian Registers
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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BRITISH EMPIRE (1845, Steamer)