The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Emerald (1846)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Aylmer, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
174
Final Disposition
How:
Broken Up
History

140x19x9 Owned by Egan & Armond when new, to Union Forwarding Co., Ottawa very soon. Built by W. Miller, Aylmer Ont. and launched about 01/03/46. Used on Chats Lake, for passengers at first, towboat after about 1862. Custom-House measure (pre-1877) 90t. Carried Prince of Wales on tour 1860. "She is a small but exceedingly comfortable boat and the table was one that would have graced a London Inn, both in material and setting out". (Montreal "Gazette" 1851)

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Emerald (1846)