The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mersey (1871)


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
64945
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Point Levi, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
60
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Manicouagan, Quebec, Canada
How:
Foundered
History

72x16x8 Owned by St. Lawrence Towboat Co. 1871; St. Lawrence Steam Navigation Co. 1877; to J. Ross, Quebec 1878; R. W. Battis, Quebec 1886, 1901. Built by Dunn & Samson, Point Levi Que. and launched 25/04/71. Engine from "Unity". Tug. Capsized by ice in spring breakup 08/05/74 Quebec. Sank 12/08/03 Pointe aux Outardes, Manicouagan, 5 killed.

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Mersey (1871)