The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Charlevoix (1837)


Year of Build:
1837
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Final Disposition
How:
Broken Up
History

First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 159 x 19 -- -310 tons Rebuilt: Quebec, Quebec, Canada in 1841

130x19x8 Owned by C. B. deGrosbois & H. Monjeau, Chambly Que. 1841; to J. Ryan 1843; to J. O'Connell 1850; T. Maxwell & Co., 1855; Calvin & Breck, Kingston 1861. Built by J. E. Campbell & A. Yale, Montreal and launched 13/09/37. Rebuilt 1841 to 159x19x9 by Lampson, Quebec. First engine by Clarke & Co., from "Union Canadienne". Replaced 1845 by one of two by Bennett & Henderson, Montreal from "Canadian Patriot". Built as Montreal-Quebec opposition boat, rebuilt by Calvin 1851 at Garden Island as towboat. Stranded 04/07/40 at Trois Rivières, refloated and rebuilt (lengthened). Sunk by ice 22/11/44 Champlain Que., abandoned and machinery removed. Eventually raised and rebuilt as immigrant boat. Had 50 berths as built, 64 after lengthening.

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Charlevoix (1837)