BRITANNIA (1833, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1833
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Original Owner and Location:
John &David Torrance, Montreal, QUE
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
Propulsion Notes:
12 mph.
Dimensions
Length:
132' 3"
Beam:
26' 4"
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
298 56/94
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Garden Island, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
  1856
How:
Dismantled.
History

1833, Nov 13 Sunk at Kingston.

1838, Sep 1 Owned H. Denault, et al, Laprairie, QUE,

1839, Jun 12 Owned Augustin St. Louis, Montreal.

1839 Rebuilt, 130 x 24 feet.

1843, Nov 3 Owned John Molson & A. St. Louis, Montreal.

1844 Laid up.

1845, Mar 22 Owned A. St. Louis.

1854 Owned M.W. Browne, Hamilton.

1856 Dismantled Garden Island, engine into new steamer WELLINGTON.

1863, Dec 12 Registry closed.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Mills List
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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BRITANNIA (1833, Steamer)