BRITANNIA (1847, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Louis Shickluna
Original Owner and Location:
J. B. Ewart et al., Dundas & Hamilton, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
Dimensions
Length:
135.3'
Beam:
23.3'
Depth:
10.2'
Tonnage (old style):
276
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Kingston, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
How:
Burned, reportedly by arson.
History

1854, Mar 15 J.B. Hollingsby, Hamilton.

1855, Feb 21 M.W. Browne, Hamilton; ran Toronto - Hamilton - Oswego.

1855, Feb 28 Holcombe & Henderson, Hamilton.

1855, Nov 7 Burned, Kingston.

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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BRITANNIA (1847, Steamer)