The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Toronto (1864)


Year of Build:
1864
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Niagara, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
615
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Dalhousie, Ontario, Canada
How:
Burnt
History

First Rebuild: Official Number: 85414 Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 207 x 28 -- 898 tons Rebuilt: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada in 1883

207x24x12 (width over paddle boxes 52') Owned by D. Milloy, Toronto 1864; W. A. Milloy 1881. Built by L. Shickluna, Niagara Ont. and launched 26/04/64. Engines (2) 40x144 by Macklem Iron Works, Chippewa Ont. (from "Zimmerman"). Used Toronto-Niagara. Custom-House measure (pre-1877) 403t. Tied up twice 1882 by hull inspectors owing to "deficiencies". Rebuilt to 207x28x11 Shickluna Bros., St. Catharines 1883: "all new cabins and increased freight space". Said to be last boat built at Niagara yard (formerly Niagara Harbour & Dock Co.) Destroyed by fire 31/10/83 Port Dalhousie.

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City of Toronto (1864)