The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Accommodation (1809)


Year of Build:
1809
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Final Disposition
How:
Broken Up
History

85x16 Owned by John Molson, Montreal. Built by J. Bruce at the H. Logan yard, Montreal and launched 19/08/09. Engine cast at St. Maurice Forges, Trois-Rivieres, finished in Montreal by John Jackson. First trip to Quebec left 25/10/09, took 66 hours (30 at anchor). Engine "too weak and of imperfect construction", rebuilt following winter. Used only 1809 and 1810 seasons, laid up at Boucherville at least until early 1812. First Canadian steamboat.

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Accommodation (1809)