The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Highlander (1840)


Year of Build:
1840
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Coteau Du Lac, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Final Disposition
How:
Broken Up
History

Approx. 180x24. Owned by Macpherson & Crane, Montreal; J. Hamilton, Kingston 1842. Built by Hale, Coteau du Lac Que. 1840. Engines (2) by Ward & Brush, Montreal. 132" stroke, to second "Highlander". Upper St. Lawrence mail steamer. First vessel through new Cornwall Canal about 28/11/42. Stranded late November 1843 Lancaster Ont., on shore some time. First commercial transit of new Beauharnois Canal 11/10/45. Increased accommodations winter 1845-46: new staterooms on deck and new promenade deck. Stern "rounded off" to fit Beauharnois locks.

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Highlander (1840)