The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Florence (1881)


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
83072
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Rockland, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
62
Final Disposition
Final Location:
St. Maurice River, Quebec, Canada
How:
Wrecked
History

81x18x7 Owned by J. Wood, Rockland Ont. 1886; to Ottawa Transportation Co. 1893, 1930; to Sarsfield & Malone, Trois Rivières 1935. Built by J. Wood, Rockland 1881. First engine 16x20 by A. Cantin, Montreal; after 1906 14½-29x22 by J. & R. Weir, Montreal. Collided with barge 20/05/81 St. Annes lock so violently that boiler shifted, pipes burst and fireman killed. Wrecked 29/09/36 St. Maurice River.

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Florence (1881)