The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Bruno (1863)


Year of Build:
1863
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
-359
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cockburn Island, Ontario, Canada
How:
Wrecked
History

First Rebuild: Official Number: 80600 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 136 x 26 -- 475 tons Rebuilt: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada in 1880

136x25x12 Owned by R. & J. Allan, Montreal 1864; Montreal Transportation Co. 1868, 1870; G. E. Jaques & Co. 1871; S. Hadley, Chatham 1877; to J. T. Mathews, Toronto 1880, 1886; G. P. Magann, Toronto 1890. Built by Bruno Loignon, Montreal 1863. Engine 26x30 by Bartley & Gilbert, Montreal. Re-engined 1881 by Doty Engine Works. Rebuilt to 136x26x12 by M. Simpson, St. Catharines 1880. Used Montreal-Upper Lakes. Sprang a leak in heavy weather 31/10/70, beached Chantry Island (near Southampton). Chartered as lighthouse tender part of season 1872,73,74. Laid up 1865, stranded 30/11/65 while under tow to Montreal. Burnt at Chatham 1878, derelict until bought by J. & J. T. Mathews and towed to Toronto, arrived 17/09/80. Grounded running Galops Rapids 27/10/72. Wrecked Magnetic Reef, Cockburn Island Ont. 05/11/90 towing a barge.

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Bruno (1863)