The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ontario (Propeller), C71211, 1 May 1874


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Two new screw steamers, named the ONTARIO and QUEBEC, have just been completed at Chatham, Ont., for the Beattie's Lake Superior line, between Sarnia, Fort William and Duluth. The dimensions of the first named is as follows: Length of keel, 180 ft.; beam, 35 ft.; depth, 14 ft. Of the QUEBEC, length of keel 190 ft., or 200 ft. over all; beam 35 1/2 ft.; depth 14 ft. The passenger accommodations of these boats are of the first class, and their engines of great power.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 1, 1874 3-5
     

During the past winter two propellers, ONTARIO & QUEBEC have been built at Chatham for Beatty's Line to Lake Superior costing $70,000 each. The ONRARIO is now ready for service and the QUEBEC will be ready in about a month.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      May 8, 1874
     

Steam screw ONTARIO. Official Canada No. 71211. Of 1335 tons gross; 910 tons reg. Built Chatham, Ont., 1874. Home port, Sarnia. 181.0 x 35.0 x 12.2. Owned by North-West Transportation Co., Sarnia, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
     
     
     


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new vessel Chatham
Date of Original:
1874
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McN.E.6051
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ontario (Propeller), C71211, 1 May 1874