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Montreal (Steamboat), C32910, 1855


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Paddle wheel Steamer ONTARIO. Of about 325 tons. Built Prescott, Ont., 1839. Renamed LORD SYDENHAM in 1841. Rebuilt 1847 and again rebuilt at Quebec in 1855 and renamed as MONTREAL in 1855 Official Canada No. [in 1855, 32910. DISPOSITION -- Exploded and burnt at Cap Rouge, Que., 25th June, 1857, 253 killed.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930
     
     

      PORT OF MONTREAL PORT REGISTER
      I of 1841 Port Number 13 of 1847 17 of 1847
      Official Number ----
Name .LORD SYDENHAM
Type Propelled by steam
port Montreal
Tonnage 324.10 Tons Burthen
When Built Prescott 1839
Where Built Prescott
Builders name & date of certificate:- Sept. 9, 1B47- previous
Date of registration at port of Montreal:- Nov.15, 1847
Description of vessel:- Surveyor, James Mills
Length 235 feet & three tenths
Breadth 23 feet at Midships
Height between decks
or Depth of hold 8 feet & one tenth.
Decks one
Masts None
Bowsprit None
stern Square
Figure-head None
How rigged Not carvel built
Masters name George Holman
Admeasured oo Afloat
Propelled by two engines each 32 feet & 5/10 ths. length
      5 feet & 5/10ths.broad
      8 feet & 1/loths.in depth
Subscribing owners:- John Molson = 32 shares
      John Torrance = 22 shares
      David Torrance = 10 shares
Admeasured as per 3 & 4 Will.4 - Cap.55 = 606·17 Tons
Registers Notes:-: Cancelled March 17,1863
      Port of Montreal, 1845 to 1850
      National Archives, Ottawa, Canada
      Microfilm Reel # C-2465
     
     


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ex ONTARIO, LORD SYDENHAM,
Date of Original:
1855
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McN.R.4035
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Montreal (Steamboat), C32910, 1855