CITY OF LONDON (1865, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1865
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Louis Shickluna
Original Owner:
North Shore Transportation Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
145'
Beam:
27'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
450
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Collins Inlet, Georgian Bay.
Date:
20 Aug 1874
How:
Burned at dock.
History

1869 Owned Port Stanley Railroad, Port Stanley, ONT.; 334 gross / 307 net tons.

1873 Owned North Shore Transportation Co., Port Stanley.

1873 Owned Johnson, Port Stanley; purchased from London & Port Stanley Railroad.

1874, Aug 20 Burned.

1874 Sold to Smith & Wyatt, Toronto, ONT; raised, taken to Owen Sound, ONT to be rebuilt.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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