The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Caledonia (1841)


Year of Build:
1841
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Portsmouth, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
-109
Final Disposition
How:
Removed From Register - Broken Up
Notes:
Removed from register
History

First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 94 x 20 Rebuilt: Portsmouth, Ontario, Canada in 1846

92x18x7 Owned by Macpherson & Crane, Montreal 1841, 1850; later W. Allen, Chatham Ont. Built by Macpherson & Crane, Portsmouth Ont. and launched11/04/44. Used on Montreal-Ottawa-Kingston triangle until about 1860, then Detroit and Thames Rivers, occasionally Lake Erie. "Little pollywog steamer" (Chatham 1860). "The old Canadian sidewheel steamer which left Detroit last season [1860] to ply between Buffalo and Dunnville has returned to this port [Detroit] and has resumed towing on the river" ("Globe"). Probably rebuilt from "Dragon"1841.

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Caledonia (1841)