KINGSTON (1855, Steamer)


Also known as:
BAVARIAN;ALGERIAN;CORNWALL
Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
71609
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Composite
Builder Name:
Dunbar & Bartley
Original Owner and Location:
J. Hamilton, Kingston, ONT.
Ownership Notes:
Hull prefabricated on the river Clyde in Scotland, shipped in pieces & assembled at Montreal.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
45 x 120" stroke engine. 19 x 5'6" firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
174'
Beam:
26.2'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
433
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Kingston, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
  1928
How:
Scuttled.
Notes:
Dynamited & sunk in deep water.
History

1855 Registered Kingston, ONT, ran Lake Ontario & St. Lawrence River passenger & freight.

1855 Owned Canadian Navigation Co, Montreal, QUE.

1861, Jul 1 Owned Canadian Inland Steamship Co.

1872, Jun 11 Burned at Brockville, ONT; two lives lost.

1872 Rebuilt, Kingston, ONT, owned Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co.

1873 Burned, Oshawa, ONT, captain & 10 others lost; rebuilt Kingston, 175 x 27 x 10', 914 gross / 575 net tons; renamed BAVARIAN.

1875 Owned Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co., Montreal.

1895 Rebuilt, 175.25 x 27 x 9.75, 914 gross, 576 net tons, renamed ALGERIAN.

1899 Owned Montreal Safe Deposit Co., Montreal.

1905 Rebuilt after being partially burned.

1906 Renamed CORNWALL.

1912 Owned Calvin Co, Garden Island, ONT.

1913 Owned John Donnelly, Kingston.

1915 Cut down to wrecking tug, 176.5 x 27 x 9.75', 588 gross / 304 net tons.

1928 Scuttled.

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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KINGSTON (1855, Steamer)