The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Britannia (1833)


Year of Build:
1833
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Final Disposition
How:
Retired
History

First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Rebuilt: Niagara, Ontario, Canada in 1836

109x21x8 approx. Owned by D. Bethune, Toronto 1840; perhaps later Macpherson & Crane. Built by Ewen (Ewing?), Kingston and launched late December 1832. Engine by Bennett & Henderson, Montreal. Lengthened 22' by Niagara Harbour & Dock Co. 1836. Used on Lake Ontario. Designed for Rideau Canal but seems not to have been used there. 42 cabin passengers when built, 26 gents' cabin, 16 ladies', promenade deck over all.

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Britannia (1833)