MINOS, H.M.S. (1840, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1840
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chippewa, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: Gunboat.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Original Owner:
Canadian Navy
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
2 sidelever beam, 26" x 4' 6", 45hp each by Ward & Company, Montreal, QUE. Grates & boilers for coal.
Dimensions
Length:
148'
Beam:
0'
Depth:
0'
Tonnage (old style):
400
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Maitland, ONT.
Lake Erie.
How:
Scrapped.
History

1840 Built as a Man of War, hull planks 5" & sealings 3" with iron bars for reinforcing, hull 22" thick & should repel most shot; armed with eight 18 pounders & 2 mortars.

1840, Nov In sea trials on Lake Erie, 12 mph.

1841, Jul In service, Lake Erie.

1848, May Commanded by Lieutenant Harper, Lake Erie.

1852, Apr Sold by George W. Tifft, Buffalo, for merchant service.

1852, May Rebuilt Bidwell & Banta, tow boat.

1852, Jun Towing log rafts, Port Rowan, ONT - Tonawanda, NY.

1853 Towing logs to Buffalo from Canadian ports.

1853, Sep Aground at Waterloo, ONT.

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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MINOS, H.M.S. (1840, Steamer)