GRECIAN (1864, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1864
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Iron
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
A. Cantin
Master Carpenter:
Livingston
Original Owner and Location:
Canadian Inland Steam Navigation Company, Montreal, QUE.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
45 x 120" engines, Eagle Foundry, Montreal.
Dimensions
Length:
177'
Beam:
27'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
496
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Split Rock (Cascades) Rapids.
Date:
18 May 1869
Notes:
Wrecked when steering gear failed; one killed. 1869, Sep Attempts to refloat failed.
History

1863, Oct 28 Launched.

1864, Jun 2 Registered Montreal.

1867, Jul 5 Stranded Lachine Rapids.

1868 Inspected Kingston, ONT, 422 gross tons.

1868, Jul 16 Stranded Cascades Rapids.

1868, Oct 30 Stranded Galops Rapids.

1869, May 18 Wrecked.

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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