The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mouche-A-Feu (1844)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Montreal, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
-92
Final Disposition
How:
Broken Up
History

First Rebuild: Official Number: 33438 Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 108 x 18 -- 214 tons Rebuilt: in 1855

108x18x6 Owned by Lake St. Peter Navigation Co.; to M. K. Dickinson, W. McNaughton et al. 1853; to J. & H. McLennan, Montreal 1855; R. Moodie, Toronto 1858; to Richelieu Company 1865; W. Anglin, Kingston 1871, 1877; Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co. 1898. Built by W. Parkyn, St. Mary's Foundry, Montreal 1844. Primarily ferry at many locations, also on Rideau Canal 1855-57. Licensed for 300 passengers 1886. "Immortal" ferry (Toronto "Globe" 1859). Also called "Firefly" (English translation). Badly damaged by fire 09/04/67 Sorel.

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Mouche-A-Feu (1844)