The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Albion (1838)


Year of Build:
1838
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Brockville, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Final Disposition
How:
Removed From Register - No Longer In Existence
Notes:
Removed from register
History

101x16x8 Owned by several forwarding partnerships. Built by W. Parkin, Brockville Ont. and launched 04/10/38. Rebuilt 1842 adding passenger accommodation. Rideau Canal and Ottawa River passage boat, later usually towboat. Damaged by ice Smiths Falls 21/11/42, sank. Boiler explosion 10/05/46 between Ottawa and Grenville, 1 killed. Last newspaper reference 1855.

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Albion (1838)