COMMODORE BARRIE (1833, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1833
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Gildersleeve
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Propulsion Notes:
Reported as twin engine.
Dimensions
Length:
144'
Beam:
38'
Depth:
0'
Tonnage (old style):
275
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles off Long Point, west of Kingston, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
30 Apr 1842
Final Depth:
50 fathoms, 300'
How:
Sunk, collision with schooner CANADA.
Final Cargo:
500 barrels flour.
History

1839, Aug 29 In collision with WILLIAM IV, much damage to COMMODORE BARRIE.

1842, May 4 Sank; owned by a joint stock company, Kingston, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Newspaper Clippings
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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COMMODORE BARRIE (1833, Steamer)