The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Highlander (1850)


Year of Build:
1850
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
-300
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Garden Island, Ontario, Canada
How:
Burnt
History

173x40x9 Owned by various ever-changing partnerships. Built by A. Cantin, Montreal 1850. Engines (2) by Ward & Brush, Montreal, from earlier "Highlander". Accommodations finished over winter 1850-51 at Lachine. Upper saloon extended and four new staterooms 1852. Lake Ontario and Upper St. Lawrence mail steamer, towboat latterly. Broke crosshead and wrecked engine 14/04/53 Kingston, out for six weeks. Torn from moorings and sunk by squall 11/10/61 Garden Island. Destroyed by fire 19/12/71 in winter quarters Garden Island with "Hercules".

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Highlander (1850)