The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Secret (1864)


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
51024
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Liverpool
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
467
Final Disposition
Final Location:
St. John, New Brunswick, Canada
How:
Wrecked
History

Previous Registration: British (1867)

231x26x11 Owned by Quebec & Gulf Ports Steamship Co. Built as blockade runner, first steamer of Quebec & Gulf Ports Steamship Co. May 1867. Rammed and sank "Lake St. Louis" 08/08/67 Lake St. Louis. Engines unreliable at first, replaced 1871; details lacking. Used on Bay of Fundy from 1885. Damaged by spring breakup 05/05/74 Quebec; wheels damaged, "deck ripped up". Licensed for 300 passengers 1886. Wrecked in fog 19/05/87 Saint John N. B.

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Secret (1864)