PICTON (1870, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1870
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mill Point, Hastings Co., ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Rathbun and Co.
Master Carpenter:
William Yeoman
Original Owner and Location:
James S. McQuaig et al, Picton, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
158'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
248
Tonnage (net):
78
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles E. Rondeau, ONT
Lake Erie
Date:
22 Sep 1882
How:
wrecked
Final Cargo:
wrecked
Notes:
Drove ashore in storm, wrecked, bound for Owen Sound, ONT.
History

1870, Aug 3 Registered Picton, ONT; cost $45,000; ran Trenton-Belleville and Montreal, QUE.

1872, Apr 2 Owned Bay of Quinte and St. Lawrence Navagation Co., Picton, ONT.

1877 Readmeasured 490.53 net tons; rebuilt with upper deck cabins; ran Toronto-Port Dalhousie, ONT.

1882, Sep Wrecked Lake Erie; slated to run Owne Sound-Soo; wrecked enroute.

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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PICTON (1870, Steamer)