The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Perseverance (1821)


Year of Build:
1821
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lachine, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Final Disposition
How:
Retired
History

Approx. 80x15 Owned by McMaster et al, Montreal. Built by Grant, Lachine and launched 09/05/21. Engine by Bennett, Burt & Briggs, Montreal. First trip to Pt. Fortune Que. 06/07/21: first steamer ever on Ottawa River. "With cable and anchor winched up St. Anns Rapids in twenty minutes" (Montreal "Gazette"). Wrecked autumn 1826, Vaudreuil, Que.

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Perseverance (1821)