The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Valley City (1859)


Year of Build:
1859
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Hamilton, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
-84
Final Disposition
How:
Broken Up
History

90x14x6 Owned by A. McTaggart, Dundas Ont. 1859; to D. Rowan 1861; to Van Every & Rumball, Goderich 1862; to W. McCormack, Goderich 1863. Built by J. Malcolmson, Hamilton and launched 02/04/59. Engine by J. Gartshore, Dundas. Built for Hamilton Bay but most of life spent on Lake Huron. Beached 23/04/62 Inverhuron Ont., refloated. Sank 13/04/63 Desjardins Canal, raised. "Not fit for the Lakes" (1866 Insurers' report).

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Valley City (1859)