The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Canadian (1853)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chatham, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
-330
Final Disposition
How:
Broken Up
History

162x47x15 Ownership very confused. Builder seems to have operated her until 1861; "Globe" reports sale by Eberts at Detroit to Capt. Miesel. Another paper reports sale 1863 by Capt. Pridgeon to Buffalo & Lake Huron Railway. 1866 Lake Underwriters Register states owned Detlor & Moore, Goderich. Another paper states sold to Van Every & Rumball, Goderich 1864. Built by Jenkinson at W. & W. Eberts yard, Chatham, and launched early September 1853. Engine 42x120 from Montreal. Used on various services based on Goderich, but local runs Collingwood-Owen Sound 1856-60. Used as towboat Lake St. Clair 1861.

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Canadian (1853)