The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Quebec (1844)


Year of Build:
1844
Official Number:
41573
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Quebec, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
351
Final Disposition
How:
Broken Up
History

266x27x9 (width over paddle boxes 59') Owned by J. Munn, Quebec; to Molson & Torrance 1850, 1854; Richelieu Company 1858, 1861. Built by G. Black "under direction of Mr. Capes of New York", Quebec and launched 02/11/44. Engine 60x132 by Ward & Brush, Montreal. Hit timber and beached 11/10/53 Lanoraie, on bottom nearly a month. Blew cylinder head and wrecked engine 06/06/55, laid up for two months. Rammed and sank "Montmorenci" 04/08/57 Lake St.Peter. Serious engine damage (broken walking beam) 18/10/59 off Sorel. Traded in by Richelieu Company as part payment on engine for "Montreal"; offered for sale by Bartley & Gilbert 1861 but apparently unsold and broken up.

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Quebec (1844)