PEEL, SIR ROBERT (1837, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1837
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Brockville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
160'
Beam:
30'
Tonnage (old style):
350
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Wellesley Island, NY.
St. Lawrence River.
Date:
 May 1838
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Captured, robbed & burned by noted freebooter Bill Johnston, " the Pirate of the St. Lawrence"; wreck found near Thousand Island Bridge, 1958.
History

1838, May Burned by pirates near Wellesley Island, NY, St. Lawrence River.

1958 Wreck found near Thousand Island Bridge.

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

PEEL, SIR ROBERT (1837, Steamer)
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