The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. George (1832)


Year of Build:
1832
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Liverpool
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Final Disposition
How:
Disappeared At Sea
History

Previous Registration: British (1842)

Later Registration: Newfoundland (1850)

135x20x12 Owned by P. E. I. Steam Navigation Co. Engine by Fawcett Preston & Co., Liverpool England. Used Pictou-Charlottetown-Miramichi 1842-45; Quebec-Saguenay 1846-49; Newfoundland coastal services from 1850. Arrived Charlottetown from Liverpool 14/08/42. "We understand that the seagoing steamer "St. George", which has been laying off the St. Charles all the summer, has been sold and is about to proceed to Newfoundland where she is to be employed as a towboat about the island" (Quebec "Chronicle" August 1850). Ran out of coal on the way, arrived at Ingonish N. S. 10/10/50 under sail. Left St. John's 15/01/52 for Cork, Ireland, never heard from.

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St. George (1832)