CONQUEROR (1865, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
52630
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Renfrew, SCOTLAND
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Wrecking & Salvage Tug.
Hull Materials:
Iron
Builder Name:
Henderson & Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
136.5'
Beam:
20.2'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
199
Tonnage (net):
15
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Kingston, ONT. Lake Ontario
Date:
 Sep 1890
How:
Scrapped & iron sold.
History

1871 Rebuilt; C63816; 136.6 x 21.7 x 11.8; 233 gross / 24 net tons.

1877 Owned Jas G. Ross et al, Quebec, QUE.

1882, Nov Had two 34" x 57" vertical beam condensing engines & two boilers; owned Dominion Salvage & Wrecking Co.; released steambarge GEORGIAN from Club Island, Georgian Bay.

1882, Dec Released propeller KINCARDINE near Lake Current & MAPLE LEAF at Turtle Point, Lake Erie.

1883, Nov 1 Struck rock & sank on recovery attempt of propeller ONEIDA in St. Lawrence River; owned Ross & Co., Quebec.

1883, Dec Raised & towed to Garden Island, ONT.

1885, Spring Sank at Garden Island.

1885, Nov Raised by Calvin & Breck Co., Kingston, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Canadian List of Shipping (M&FLV)
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Newspaper Clippings
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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CONQUEROR (1865, Tug (Towboat))