The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), April 14, 1874


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New Steamers. - Two fine screw steamers named respectively the Ontario and Quebec, have just been completed at Chatham, Ont., for Beatty's Lake Superior line between Sarnia, Fort Williams and Duluth. The dimensions of the first-names are as follows: Length of keel, 180 feet; beam, 35 feet; depth, 14 feet. The Quebec, length of keel, 190 feet or 200 feet over all; beam, 35 feet; depth, 14 feet. The passenger accommodations of this boat are of the first class and the engines are of great power. J & H Beattie & Co. are the owners, Simpson & Chisholm the builders. The Ontario will be commanded by Capt. Anderson and the Quebec by Capt. Tripp.


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Date of Original:
April 14, 1874
Local identifier:
GLN.4791
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), April 14, 1874