The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Champion (1851)


Year of Build:
1851
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
-373
Final Disposition
How:
Broken Up
History

176x24x11 Owned by Macpherson & Crane, Montreal 1851; to "Rome Watertown & Canada Steamboat Line" (joint firm of U.S. railroad and 2 Canadian forwarders) 1853; J. Hamilton & W. Bowen (Canadian Lake & River Line) 1857; to Canadian Inland Steam Navigation Co., 1861; to Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co. 1874. Built by A. Cantin, Montreal and launched 16/07/51. Engine 42x120 (maker unknown). Lake Ontario mail steamer when new; later Quebec-Saguenay. Montreal-Quebec towboat latterly.

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Champion (1851)