HILL, ROWLAND (1844, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1844
Official Number:
33449
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Quebec, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Black / P. Brunel
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
# Cylinders:
2
Propulsion Notes:
Two 40 x 120' engines, one from CHARLEVOIX, the other new, by Clarke & Co.
Dimensions
Length:
167'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
484
History

1845, Aug 5 Launched; ran Montreal - Quebec.

1846, Jul 29 Damaged in collision with QUEBEC at Trois Rivieres, QUE.

1848 Owned New Brunswick parties.

1848, Jun 25 Damaged by fire, Fredericton, NB on first trip St. John River.

1849 Owned J. Munn, Quebec, used Quebec - Seguenay & Riviere du Loup.

1850 New boilers.

1852 New upper dining saloon & staterooms.

1854 Owned Glassford & Walker, Montreal, QUE; repaired at Sorel, QUE.

1860 Owned by Louis Perrault, Montreal; ran as towboat at Montreal.

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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HILL, ROWLAND (1844, Steamer)