The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Alexandra (1863)


Year of Build:
1863
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Victoria, British Columbia
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sternwheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
469
Final Disposition
How:
Abandoned
History

167x30x6 approx. Apparently unregistered. Built for W. Moore, to Hudson's Bay Co. 1865. Built by J. Trahey, Victoria and launched 29/7/63. (Sternwheel). Engine(s) 21x72 by Albion Iron Works, Victoria. Used Fraser River and Puget Sound. "Slow, unsightly, uncomfortable and unfortunate hulk" (newspaper comment). Tied up for much of 1865 owing to bankruptcy of Capt. Moore. Abandoned 1869 at Esquimalt.

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Alexandra (1863)