The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Enterprise (1861)


Year of Build:
1861
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
San Francisco, California
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
542
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cadboro Bay, British Columbia, Canada
How:
Foundered (Collision)
History

Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1862)

First Rebuild: Official Number: 83441 Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 143 x 27 -- 380 tons Rebuilt: in 1878

143x27x7 Owned by Hudson's Bay Co., to Canadian Pacific Navigation Co. 1883. Built by Curry & Doling, San Francisco 1861. Engine 30x72 by Fletcher Harrison & Co., Hoboken N.J. Usually Vancouver Island ferry; occasional voyages north. Stranded about 25/04/63 Bute Inlet, out for two months. Walking beam broke 27/10/82 between Victoria and New Westminster causing explosion. Sunk in collision with "R. P. Rithet" 28/07/85 Cadboro Bay, 2 killed.

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Enterprise (1861)