SAGUENAY (1853, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sorel, QUE
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
D. & J. McCarthy & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
David Torrance, Quebec, QUE
Ownership Notes:
For Quebec & Trois Pistoles Navigation Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
Dimensions
Length:
155.3'
Beam:
23.8'
Depth:
9.2'
Tonnage (old style):
381
History

1860 Owned Gibbs, Ross & Co., Quebec.

1861, May 12 Burned while moored above the locks of the Lachine Canal at Montreal; hull & machinery recovered.

1862 Rebuilt as a river barge by Baptiste Auger at Montreal; 288 tons.

1862, May 2 Owned Jean Baptiste Auger, Montreal.

1862, May 28 Registry closed.

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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