Alexandra (Steamboat), 1876
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Steamer ALEXANDRA [C]. Of [no entry] tons. Built at Montreal in 1866 by A. Cantin. Owned by Ross, et al. Home port, Montreal. Value, $20,000. Class B 1. REMARKS. -- Formerly Tug CYLINDER.
Association of Lake Underwriters
Vessel Classifications for 1876
Steamer ALEXANDRA. [C]. Of 157 tons. Built at Montreal in 1854 by A. Cantin. Owned by Bay Of Quinte S. B. Co. Home port, Picton. Value $11,000. Class E. REMARKS. -- Rebuilt in 1862.
Register of the Ships of the lake
and River St. Lawrence, 1864
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Port of Picton Vessel Register- Register Number 8
Name ALEXANDRA ex CASTOR
When built 1862
Where built Sorel
Builders name & date of certificate. -- Dan & John McCarthy, Nov. 14, 1862
Length 152 feet & 6/10ths.
Breadth 25 feet & 9/10ths
Depth of hold 8 feet & 6/10ths.
How built Carvel
Rigged Not, Steamer
Length of Engine Room; 72 feet, 150 tons weight.
Subscribing owners. -- Paul McCuaig of Picton
NOTATIONS: -- Vessel burned Oct. 26, 1864 in the Beauharnois Canal. Register closed Dec. 7, 1864
The ALEXANDRA was built from the hull of the steamer CASTOR, which was broken up by the ice in 1862.
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Steamer CASTOR. [C]. [no tonnage given] Built at Montreal in 1852. Owned by the Lake St. Peter Co. Home port, Montreal. Class hull, A 1* Class stores, A1*. REMARKS. -- Hull & engine good.
Register of British Shipping
Inland Waters, 1854
NOTE. -- It would appear that the ALEXANDRA was rebuilt after her burning in 1864, and that CASTOR and not CYLINDER was the original vessel. ? [no vessel by name of CYLINDER was found.]
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- ex tug CASTOR
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- William R. McNeil
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