The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Dart (1841)


Year of Build:
1841
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Niagara, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Gananoque, Ontario, Canada
How:
Wrecked Probably Rebuilt Sail After Wreck
History

85x17 approx. Owned by Murray & Sanderson 1842, 1846. Built by Niagara Harbour & Dock Co. 1841. Used on Montreal-Ottawa-Kingston triangle. Pollywog (i. e. paddles as far aft as possible for maximum cargo space.) Boiler exploded 21/05/44 Mills Lock near Smiths Falls, 2 killed. Wrecked "a little below Kingston" fall 1846, probably rebuilt schooner. Very little known about this one.

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Dart (1841)