The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Empress (1876)


Year of Build:
1876
Official Number:
73946
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Pembroke, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
188
Final Disposition
How:
Broken Up
History

114x16x6 Owned by Union Forwarding Co., Ottawa 1877; J. A. Thibodeau, Pembroke 1886. Built by L. Pelletier, Pembroke 1876. Engine 12x48 by Mason, Kingston (made 1858). Passenger and towboat. One of very few transits through Culbute Canal May 1880 to run from Pembroke. (Canal and wooden lock completed after abandonment of service which was to use it.)

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Empress (1876)