FOSTER, D. (1885, Excursion Vessel)


Year of Build:
1885
Official Number:
C90555 OR C90552
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Burwell, ONT
Vessel Type:
Excursion Vessel
Note: River boat.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
David M. Foster
Original Owner:
David M. Foster
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10" x 10", 10hp engine built by William Dalton, Toronto, ONT, 1875.
Dimensions
Length:
48'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
5.6'
Tonnage (gross):
40.4
Tonnage (net):
31.1
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Burwell, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
10 Sep 1887
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Bound Port Dover - Port Burwell, burned following collision. 1887, Sep 19 Registry closed.
History

1886 Rebuilt, 64.9' x 13.3' x 5', 66.5 gross tons.

1887, Sep 10 Burned at Port Burwell.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
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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FOSTER, D. (1885, Excursion Vessel)