ARGYLE (1864, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1864
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Hamilton, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Robinson
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
94'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
121
Tonnage (net):
82
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Port Burwell, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
31 Aug 1887
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Passengers.
History

1869 Owned W. Ellis, Dundas.

1873 Described as 65 ton steamer.

1877 Owned Dennis Kief, Port Ryerse; described as paddle steamer 94 x 14.1 x 6.7; 121 gross tons/82 net tons.

1877 Owned Edwin Stanley, Monkton, ONT.

1878 Registered Dundas; same owner.

1879 Tisdale et.al, Hamilton, ONT; 50 ton riverboat.

1884 An ARGYLE reported sunk.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian List of Shipping (M&FLV)
Canadian Sessional Papers
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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ARGYLE (1864, Steamer)