Brockville (Propeller), aground, 11 Nov 1865
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PROPELLER BROCKVILLE WRECKED. -- The Canadian propeller BROCKVILLE, with a cargo of flour from Milwaukee for Montreal, was wrecked in the recent gale on Big Sable, Lake Michigan. The mate and one seaman were drowned. The propeller and cargo are a total loss. -- Oswego Times.
Buffalo Daily Courier
November 13, 1865
Propeller BROCKVILLE, went to pieces near Big Point Sable, Lake Michigan on November 4th. Bound Milwaukee for Montreal. Owned by Chaffey & Bro. of Kingston. A Total loss.
November 10, 1865
Screw BROCKVILLE. Built Brockville, Ont., 1863. Of about 346 tons. 136 x 24 x 12. DISPOSITION - Wrecked Point au Sable, Mich., November 8, 1865.
Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
[Inland & Coastal], 1809 to 1930
Propeller BROCKVILLE (C) Of 398 tons. Built Brockville, 1863 by Wm. Saunders. Owned by Geo. Chaffey & Bros. Home port, Kingston Class A. Value $25,000.
Register of the Ships of the Lakes
and River St. Lawrence for 1864
Register Number: 130
When built: 1863
Where built: Brockville
Where she belongs: Kingston
Present Master: John Moat
Builders Name & date of certificate: George Chaffey & Bros. May 20th., 1863
Description of vessel:
Length: 136 feet & 2/IOths.
Breadth: 23 feet & 5/IOths.
Depth of hold: 11 feet & 5/IOths.
Square or round stern: Round
How built: Carvel
How rigged: Not
Engine-Room: 29 feet & 8/IOths. length. & 63 tons, steam prop.
Subscribing owners:- Chaffey Bros. sole owners
Tonnage of Hull 340 tons
" " of Engine Room 63 tons
Registered Tonnage 277
Shipping Register, Kingston 1846 to 1874
National Archives, Canada
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Remarks: Total loss
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes