ACCOMMODATION (1809, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1809
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Note: First Canadian steamer.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Bruce
Original Owner:
John Molson
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Propulsion Notes:
75' keel, 6 hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
85'
Beam:
16'
Tonnage (old style):
40
Final Disposition
Date:
  1812
How:
Broken up
Notes:
No detail.
History

Described as first steamboat built on any waters connected with Great Lakes.

1809 - 1810 In commission.

1810 - 1812 Laid up at Bucherville, QUE.

1812 Broken up.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
F. C. St. Clair, Great Lakes Historical Society
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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ACCOMMODATION (1809, Steamer)