The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Wenonah (1866)


Year of Build:
1866
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Gravenhurst, Ontario
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
179
Final Disposition
How:
Abandoned
History

81x16x6 Owned by A. P. Cockburn, Gravenhurst. Engine 16½x48, to later "Wenonah". Built of whipsawed lumber as no sawmills in the area. Custom-House measure (pre-1877) 102t. Port Carling lock then under construction, but vessel warped over portage to Lake Rosseau June 1871 since owner "couldn't wait" ("Globe"). First vessel through Port Sandfield canal 05/09/71. First passage through new Port Carling lock 25/11/71 downbound. Cabin enlarged and new hurricane deck 1880.

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Wenonah (1866)