The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Dawn (1847)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Brockville, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
-168
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sorel, Quebec, Canada
How:
Wrecked
History

160x23 approx. Owned by H. & S. Jones, Brockville 1848, 1855; Jones Black & Co. 1857; Ives & Co. 1858. Built by W. Parkin, Brockville and launched 29/09/47. Lake Ontario freight, also Montreal-Quebec towboat. Wrecked 20/06/48 Lachine Rapids, salvaged, started for Quebec to be repaired, became unmanageable at Sorel between its 4 supporting barges, so was repaired there. Had promenade deck but very few cabins. Advert says "She can take a few gentlemen in her small cabins". Wrecked by spring freshet 18/04/62 Sorel.

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Dawn (1847)