The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Tecumseh (1873)


Year of Build:
1873
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chatham, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
840
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Goderich, Ontario, Canada
How:
Burnt
History

200x30x13 Owned by Merchants Bank, Chatham Ont. 1875; to "Port Huron parties" 1879; to P. McArthur, Toronto 1886, 1901; Trethewey & Son, Goderich 1909. Built by Hyslop & Ronald, Chatham and launched 25/06/73. First engine 26-48x28 by builders; re-engined 1898, details lacking. Used Lake Ontario-Upper Lakes. Custom-house measure (pre-1877) 633t. Stranded on first trip 19/08/73 mouth of Thames River. Ran on wreck of schooner and sank 03/05/81 near Sarnia. Rammed and sank "L. Shickluna" 29/05/97 Long Point, Lake Erie. Destroyed by fire 16/01/09 Goderich.

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Tecumseh (1873)