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Lord Elgin (Steamboat), C...


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Port of Montreal Official Number -------
      Port Number 27 of 1850 17 of 1848
Name . . . . . . . . . . LORD ELGIN
Type . . . . . . . . . . Propelled by steam-with paddle-wheels
Port . . . . . . . . . . . Montreal
Tonnage . . . . . . 51·15 tons Burthen
When built . . . . . 1848
Where built . . . . .Montreal
Builders name & date of certificate:- 1848. see 17 of 1848
Date of registration at port of Montreal:- re-registered June 15th. 1850
      Description of vessel:- Surveyor, James Mills
Length . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155 feet
Breadth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 feet at midships
Height between decks
or Depth of hold . . . . . . . . 8 feet & four tenths
Decks . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . One
Masts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Two
Bowsprit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . None
Stern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Round
Figure-head . . . . . . . . . . . None
How rigged . . . . . . . . . . . . Carvel built
Present master . . . . . . . . Ed.Stearnes
Admeasured:- Afloat
Length of engine-room . . . 78 feet
Tonnage of engine-room . . 163 tons
Subsoribing owners:- McPherson.Crane & Co., with Hooker & Holton Co.,as joint owners
Registers Notes:-
CALLED " MONTREAL"


Paddle wheel tug LORD ELGIN . Of 214 tons gross. Built Montreal 1848. 155 x 23 x 8. Called MONTREAL for a time. DISPOSITION: Wrecked 1873.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930. World Ship Society
     


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Notes:
ex LORD ELGIN, MONTREAL
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Local identifier:
McN.R.4811
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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