The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Great Western (1866)


Year of Build:
1866
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Windsor, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
1252
Final Disposition
How:
Rebuilt Barge
History

First Rebuild: Official Number: 80576 Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 220 x 40 -- 1080 tons Rebuilt: Windsor, Ontario, Canada in 1882

220x40x13 Owned by Great Western Railway of Canada; to Grand Trunk Railway 1882. Built by "Mr. Currie" at Jenking yard, Windsor 1866. Fabricated by Barclay Curle & Co., Glasgow Scotland, arrived in Canada in 10,878 pieces. Engines (2) 48x96 by J. Gartshore, Dundas Ont. Train ferry. Most of upper works removed 1882.

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Great Western (1866)