The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Beaver (1835)


Year of Build:
1835
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Blackwall
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
How:
Wrecked
History

First Rebuild: Official Number: 72668 Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 101 x 20 -- 159 tons Rebuilt: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1877

101x20x11. Owned by Hudson's Bay Co., to B. C. Towing Co 1874; E. C. Baker, Victoria 1886. Built by Green, Wigram & Green, London, England and launched 02/05/35. Engine 35½x26 by Boulton & Watt, London. First Canadian steamer on Pacific coast, sailed out in 204 days. New upper works 1859. More cabins added 1860. Laid up part of 1861,1862 as "gunpowder store". Chartered to Admiralty as survey ship much of time 1862-70; laid up 1870-74. Used as towboat after 1874 (per "Globe"); engine modified 1877. Wrecked 26/07/88 Vancouver.

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Beaver (1835)