CHAMPION (1851, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1851
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
A. Cantin
Original Owner and Location:
Holcom & Henderson, Kingston, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
Beam engine.
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
597
Final Disposition
Date:
  1880
How:
Broken up.
History

1851 Owned Holcomb & Henderson, Kingston, ONT; ran Niagara - Montreal.

1853, Mar 17 Bought by Cape Vincent Railway Co. to run Toronto - Hamilton daily with HIGHLANDER & MAYFLOWER.

1856 Owned McPherson, et.al.

1857, Mar 5 Owned Hamilton & Bowen, "Mail Line"; previously in Toronto & Oswego service.

1858 Hamilton & Toronto - Montreal.

1860 Owned McPherson & Co., Kingston.

1863 Owned John Hamilton, Kingston, Canada Inland Steam Navigation Co.

1863 Rebuilt, 175.8 x 24.3 x 10.7', 373 gross tons, 127 net tons.

1865 Repaired.

1868 Repaired.

1873 Owned Canadian Navigation Co., Montreal.

1874 Joseph Ducre, St.Lawrence Towboat Co., Montreal.

1875 Owned Richelieu Navigation Co.

1877 Laid up.

1880 Unseaworthy, broken up.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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CHAMPION (1851, Steamer)