The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Quebec (Steamboat), 2 May 1845


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The Montreal Times gives the following description of the steamer QUEBEC, recently launched at the port, and destined to run on the St. Lawrence between the two cities.
      Her dimensions are as follows, vez: 271 feet keel, 281 feet, over all. 29 feet beam, 57 feet over guards. 9 1/2 feet depth. She has a 60 inch cylinder, 11 feet stroke; and a diameter of her wheel is 31 feet. She is fitted with the patent "cut off" and with the blowing apparatus, and she will use coal for fuel Her cost was about 16,000 Pounds.
      Daily National Pilot
      Friday, May 2, 1845

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Newspaper
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Clippings
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new steamer
Date of Original:
1845
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Local identifier:
McN.E.3470
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Quebec (Steamboat), 2 May 1845