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Gazelle (Steamboat), C33185, 1861


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Steamer GAZELLE. [C] Of 135 tons. Built 1855 at Quebec by [no entry] Owned by G.M. Kinghorn. Home port, Kingston. Value $6,000. Class B 1. REMARKS. -- Ferry boat. Formerly RAFTSMAN.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1861
     
     
Steamer GAZELLE. [C] Of 135 tons. Built 1855 at Quebec by [no entry] Owned by T.M. Kinghorn. Home port, Kingston. Value $5,000. Class B 1. REMARKS. -- Ferry boat. Formerly RAFTSMAN.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1863
     
     
Steamer RAFTSMAN, Built at Quebec in 1855, renamed GATINEAU in 1873 and again RAFTSMAN in 1878. Canadian Official Number 33185. Also called GAZELLE c1866 - 1869. About 94 tons. 101 x 23 x 7. Towboat later passenger. DISPOSITION:-- Burnt 1887.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant
      steamships, Inland & Coastal 1809 - 1930
     

Paddle wheel steamer RAFTSMAN. official Canada No. 33185. OAF 94 TONS GROSS; 53 TONS REGISTER. bUILT Quebec, Que., 1855. Home port, Quebec, Que. 101.3 x 22.6 x 7.3 Owned by Malcom McNaughton, New Edinburgh, Carleton, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
     
     
A new steamer called the RAFTSMAN, has been launched by Messrs Calvin & Breck, at Garden Island, near Kingston.
      Detroit Tribune
      Thursday, June 14, 1877
     

NOTE: -- Seems like [a] RAFTSMAN, [b] GAZELLE, [c] GATINEAU [d] RAFTSMAN,


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Newspaper
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ex RAFTSMAN
Date of Original:
1861
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Local identifier:
McN.R.371
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Gazelle (Steamboat), C33185, 1861