The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Citizen (1853)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toronto?, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
History

115x18 approx. Owned by J. Quinn, Toronto, then J. Hutchison, Toronto; to Richelieu Co. 1859. Built at Toronto (?) 1853. Original engine unknown; replaced 1869 by oscillating, 20" dia. by E. E. Gilbert, Montreal. Built as Toronto ferry. For sale 1861 by Bartley & Gilbert: evidently traded in by Richelieu Co. on "Montreal". Arrived Kingston 26/07/61 to run as Bay of Quinte ferry. Wrecked 17/08/53 mouth of Humber River with excursion, refloated. Blown ashore 05/07/54 Toronto Island. Absolutely nothing official on this one.

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Citizen (1853)