Fred Curtis (Propeller), 1885
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The steamer FRED CURTIS [formerly the ESSEX] will begin ferrying next Sunday between this city and Sarnia.
Port Huron Daily Times
Friday, May 22, 1885
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ESSEX built Windsor, Ont. 1860; rebuilt Windsor 1874. 81 x 19 x 8. Burnt 1884.
Preliminary List of Canadian
Merchant Steamships, 1809 - 1930
Sidewheel steamer ESSEX,of 93 gross tons; 51 tons register. Built of wood at Windsor, Ont., a ferry between Essex and Detroit; laid up and hull rebuilt. Of 42 horse power.
Statement of Steam Vessels, Lost, Broken up, or Laid up as
Unfit for service during the year ending December 31, 1871
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Name: [ ESSEX ] Location: [WINDSOR, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Registered: [ 1863 ]
Original Building Information
Built By: [ SHADRACH & HENRY JENKINGS ] Built At: [ WINDSOR, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1860 ] Length: [ 81.00 ] Beam: [ 18.80 ] Depth: [ 8.00 ] Unit Tons: [ 51. 86 ]
Deck: [ TWO ] Type: [ CARVEL ] Stern: [ROUND ] Figure: [ NO ] Propulsion: [ PADDLE STEAMER ] Number of Masts: [ NIL ]
Date: [ 1877/07/13 ] Gross: [ 141.80 ] Net: [ 89.33 ]
Date Registration Closed: [ 1902/03/26 ] Reason Closed: [BY ORDER FROM DEPT. OF MARINE ]
Source of Data
N.A.C., RG-42, C-3187, V0L. 368
NOTE:-- The ferry ESSEX was not renamed FRED CURTIS.
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- ex ferry ESSEX Erroneous record, disregard.
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes