The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Empire (Steamboat), 29 Apr 1856


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The Lake Ontario Steamboat Co., advertised the steamer BRITISH EMPIRE, with others, as plying during the season of 1856, between Montreal and Ogdensburg. Built 1846
      Milwaukee Daily Sentinel
      April 29, 1856

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BRITISH EMPIRE, steamer built at Wolfe Island, Ont., 1845. about 137 tons. 168 x 22 x 7. Scrapped 1856.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant
      Steamspips, ( inland & coastal) 1809 to 1930

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      PORT OF MONTREAL
      Port Number- 14 of 1850
      Name - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - BRITISH EMPIRE
      Type - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Propelled by steam, with paddlewheels
      Port of register - - - - - - - - Montreal
      Tonnage - - - - - - - - - - - - - 137.29 tons burthen
      When built - - - - - - - - - - - 1845
      Where built - - - - - - - - - - Port Metcalfe
      Builders name & date of certificate :- John Oades, April 4, 1849
      Date of registration at Montreal :- May 25, 1850. Surveyor, James Mills

      Description of vessel: -
      Length - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 167 feet & nine tenths.
      Breadth - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 22 feet & six tenths at midships
      Height between decks - - - - 7 feet & five tenths
      or depth of hold

      Decks - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - One
      Masts - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - None
      Bowsprit - - - - - - - - - - - - - - None
      Stern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Square
      Figure-head - - - - - - - - - - - None
      How rigged - - - - - - - - - - - ------- Carvel built
      Admeasured - - - - - - - - - - - Afloat
      Present master - - - - - - - - - Lucius Moody
      Depth of engine-room - - - - 65 feet
      Tonnage of engine-room - - 119 tons
      Subscribing owners:- Lucius Moody of Montreal sole owner

      Registers Notes : - Cancelled
      Port of Montreal Register
      National Archives, Ottawa


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Date of Original:
1856
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McN.E.6296
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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British Empire (Steamboat), 29 Apr 1856