The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Meteor (1842)


Year of Build:
1842
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Portsmouth, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
-78
Final Disposition
How:
Rebuilt Floating Grain Elevator
History

86x17x5 Owned by Macpherson & Crane, Montreal 1842, 1850; to Robertson Jones & Co. 1852; J. Rochefort 1859. Engine by Nelson Walker, Montreal. ("Walker's Patent Improved Propeller"). Used on Montreal-Ottawa-Kingston triangle, later Upper St. Lawrence. Apparently last used 1860.

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Meteor (1842)