The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Georgia (1863)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
45868
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dumbarton
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
648
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Penobscot, Maine, U.S.A.
How:
Wrecked
History

Previous Registration: U.S.A. (1870)

206x27x15. Owned by Quebec & Gulf Ports Steamship Co. Built by Wm. Denny & Bros., Dumbarton Scotland 1863. Used Montreal-Maritimes in summer, Halifax-Portland or New York-Bermuda in winter. Former blockade runner lived adventurous life: after end of blockade running, ended up in Cape Colony (South Africa), taken to Cherbourg, France for rebuilding and interned at Liverpool March 1864. Sold as blockade runner again, captured on first trip; probably little used until purchase by Quebec & Gulf Ports; arrived Quebec 17/06/70. "Cut in two and badly damaged" by ice 08/05/74 Quebec, repairs took until late August. Wrecked 14/01/75 Triangle Ledge, Penobscot Maine.

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Georgia (1863)