The Maritime History of the Great Lakes

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Hamilton
  
Decade
1870-1879
  
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  • Ontario (1870)
    Ship       First Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 64 x 12 -- 41 tons Rebuilt: in 1878 60x11x8 Owned by H. W. Dunn, Chatham 1877; J. W. Steinhoff, Chatham 1886. Built by D. P. Lavallee, Hamilton 1870. Ferry and tug. Destroyed by fire 12/09/79 Port Lambton Ont. ; Final Location: Port Lambton, Ontario, ...
    Ship     First Rebuild: Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 64 x 12 -- 41 tons Rebuilt: in 1878 60x11x8 Owned by H. W. Dunn, Chatham 1877; J. W. Steinhoff, Chatham 1886. Built by D. ...
  • Peerless (1873)
    Ship       Official No.: 72562; 60x13x5 Owned by T. Moffatt, Perth Ont. Built by F. A. Gardner, Hamilton 1873. Engine 10x12 by builder. Passenger vessel at first. Badly damaged ("cut in two") in collision with "Olive" 09/10/78 near Merrickville, rebuilt as tug.
    Ship     Official No.: 72562; 60x13x5 Owned by T. Moffatt, Perth Ont. Built by F. A. Gardner, Hamilton 1873. Engine 10x12 by builder. Passenger vessel at first. Badly damaged ("cut in two") ...
  • R.W. Standley (1872)
    Ship       136x24x12 Owned by Wiley & Young. Used Montreal-Upper Lakes. "Unusually high between decks". Destroyed by fire 08/10/75 Hamilton. Hull salvaged, probably rebuilt as "St. Magnus". ; Final Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Burnt
    Ship     136x24x12 Owned by Wiley & Young. Used Montreal-Upper Lakes. "Unusually high between decks". Destroyed by fire 08/10/75 Hamilton. Hull salvaged, probably rebuilt as "St. Magnus". ; Final Location: Hamilton, Ontario, ...
  • Maggie (1873)
    Ship       Approx. 50x16 Owned by Bell & Endrick. Built by M. Stanley, Hamilton and launched 25/05/73. Engine 8x24 by F. G. Beckett, Hamilton, to "Keewatin". Taken by rail from Duluth to Moorhead, Minn. Arrived Winnipeg early August 1873. First trip early June 1874, drew too much water, rebuilt barge 1876.
    Ship     Approx. 50x16 Owned by Bell & Endrick. Built by M. Stanley, Hamilton and launched 25/05/73. Engine 8x24 by F. G. Beckett, Hamilton, to "Keewatin". Taken by rail from Duluth to ...
  • California (1873)
    Ship       First Rebuild: Official Number: 85309 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 180 x 26 -- 901 tons Rebuilt: Port Dalhousie, Ontario, Canada in 1883 137x24x14 Owned by D. Butters, Montreal 1877; S. Crangle & J. Geddes, Toronto 1886. Built by Robertson Bros., Hamilton 1873. Rebuilt to 180x26x11 by Muir Bros., Port Dalhousie 1883. ...
    Ship     First Rebuild: Official Number: 85309 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 180 x 26 -- 901 tons Rebuilt: Port Dalhousie, Ontario, Canada in 1883 137x24x14 Owned by D. Butters, Montreal 1877; S. Crangle ...
  • Canada (1872)
    Ship       First Rebuild: Official Number: 100392 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 135 x 24 -- 557 tons Rebuilt: in 1892 143x24x13 Owned by J. Fairgrieve, Hamilton 1872, 1886; to J. S. Nesbit, Sarnia 1892. Sometimes operated by Western Express Line or Merchants Line. Built by A. Robertson, Hamilton and launched 05/07/72. Engine 20-40x34 ...
    Ship     First Rebuild: Official Number: 100392 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 135 x 24 -- 557 tons Rebuilt: in 1892 143x24x13 Owned by J. Fairgrieve, Hamilton 1872, 1886; to J. S. Nesbit, Sarnia ...
  • Celtic (1874)
    Ship       Official No.: 71151; 134x21x15 Owned by A. E. MacKay, Hamilton Ont. 1877 (operated as Merchants Line or Lake & River Steamship Co.); R. O. McKay, Hamilton 1886. Built by A. M. Robertson, Hamilton and launched 05/05/74. Engine 34x34 by T. Willson, Dundas Ont. Used Montreal-Upper Lakes. More staterooms added 1881. ...
    Ship     Official No.: 71151; 134x21x15 Owned by A. E. MacKay, Hamilton Ont. 1877 (operated as Merchants Line or Lake & River Steamship Co.); R. O. McKay, Hamilton 1886. Built by A. ...
  • City of Chatham (1872)
    Ship       Other Names: Zealand (1875); First Rebuild: Official Number: 71152 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 132 x 24 -- 651 tons Rebuilt: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1875 136x26x12. Owned by J. McKay, Hamilton 1872; Tait & Co, Bowmanville Ont. 1873; A. M. Robertson, Hamilton 1880. Built by Hyslop & Ronald, Chatham and launched ...
    Ship     Other Names: Zealand (1875); First Rebuild: Official Number: 71152 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 132 x 24 -- 651 tons Rebuilt: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1875 136x26x12. Owned by J. McKay, Hamilton ...
  • Clara Louise (1876)
    Ship       Official No.: 72573; 50x10x4 Owned by R. C. Brittain, Kingston Ont. 1877; T. F. Thornton, Hamilton 1886. Built by T. S. Moffatt, Gananoque 1876. Engine 10x12 by Barber & Shannon, Picton. Hamilton ferry. Destroyed by fire 07/02/88 Hamilton. ; Final Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Burnt
    Ship     Official No.: 72573; 50x10x4 Owned by R. C. Brittain, Kingston Ont. 1877; T. F. Thornton, Hamilton 1886. Built by T. S. Moffatt, Gananoque 1876. Engine 10x12 by Barber & Shannon, ...
  • Columbia (1873)
    Ship       137x24x14 Owned by D. Butters & Co., Hamilton 1877; J. E. Fairgrieve, Hamilton 1881. Built by Robertson, Hamilton 1873. Cabins enlarged 1880. First used Montreal-Pictou N. S. (early 1874) then Montreal-Upper Lakes. Custom-House Measure (pre-1877) 476t. Destroyed by fire 10/09/81 off Frankfort Michigan, 16 killed. ; Final Location: Frankfort, Michigan, ...
    Ship     137x24x14 Owned by D. Butters & Co., Hamilton 1877; J. E. Fairgrieve, Hamilton 1881. Built by Robertson, Hamilton 1873. Cabins enlarged 1880. First used Montreal-Pictou N. S. (early 1874) then ...
  • Denis Bowen (1873)
    Ship       Other Names: Nora (1886); Blanche; Official No.: 71160; First Rebuild: Official Number: 71269 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 50 x 10 -- 28 tons Rebuilt: Deseronto, Ontario, Canada in 1886 58x9x7 Owned by R. C. Carter, Deseronto Ont. 1895; Montreal Sand & Gravel Co. 1901; Dominion Government 1910, 1917. Built by J. ...
    Ship     Other Names: Nora (1886); Blanche; Official No.: 71160; First Rebuild: Official Number: 71269 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 50 x 10 -- 28 tons Rebuilt: Deseronto, Ontario, Canada in 1886 58x9x7 Owned ...
  • Ida Roe (1877)
    Ship       Official No.: 71159; 54x9x7 Owned by C. C. Roe, Hamilton. Built by C. C. Roe, Hamilton 1877. Engine 6x10 by J. H. Killey & Co., Hamilton.
    Ship     Official No.: 71159; 54x9x7 Owned by C. C. Roe, Hamilton. Built by C. C. Roe, Hamilton 1877. Engine 6x10 by J. H. Killey & Co., Hamilton.
  • Kate Murray (1878)
    Ship       Official No.: 83385; 37x7x3 Owned by M. J. Vanderbergh, Port Carling Ont. 1886. Built by C. H. Meakins, Hamilton 1878. Engine 3x6 by builder. Log tug. ; Final Location: (On Muskoka Lakes), Broken Up
    Ship     Official No.: 83385; 37x7x3 Owned by M. J. Vanderbergh, Port Carling Ont. 1886. Built by C. H. Meakins, Hamilton 1878. Engine 3x6 by builder. Log tug. ; Final Location: (On ...
  • Propeller LAKE MICHIGAN
    Image       Photograph of the Lake & River Steamship Company propeller LAKE MICHIGAN, launched in 1872 and finally abandoned around 1925.
    Image     Photograph of the Lake & River Steamship Company propeller LAKE MICHIGAN, launched in 1872 and finally abandoned around 1925.
  • Propeller LAKE ERIE
    Image       Photograph of the Lake & River Steamship Company propeller LAKE ERIE, launched in 1873 and lost in a collision with the NORTHERN QUEEN on Lake Michigan in 1881.
    Image     Photograph of the Lake & River Steamship Company propeller LAKE ERIE, launched in 1873 and lost in a collision with the NORTHERN QUEEN on Lake Michigan in 1881.
  • Zealand's Wharf, Hamilton
    Image       View of Zealand's Wharf, taken from the top of the high bank. At the lower left, a vessel is under construction in A. M. Robertson's Shipyard.
    Image     View of Zealand's Wharf, taken from the top of the high bank. At the lower left, a vessel is under construction in A. M. Robertson's Shipyard.
  • City of Chatham (Propeller), burnt, 3 Jun 1873
    TextNewspaper       Reason: burnt
    Lives: nil
    Hull damage: $15,000
    Cargo: $9,500
    Freight: flour
    Remarks: Rebuilt as ZEALAND
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: burnt
    Lives: nil
    Hull damage: $15,000
    Cargo: $9,500
    Freight: flour
    Remarks: Rebuilt as ZEALAND
    ...
  • Lake Ontario (Propeller), leak, 5 Jun 1878
    TextNewspaper       Reason: leak
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: leak
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
  • R. W. Standley (Propeller), fire, 8 Oct 1875
    TextNewspaper       Reason: fire
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: rebuilt as St. MAGNUS
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: fire
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: rebuilt as St. MAGNUS
    ...
  • Bristol (Propeller), fire, 8 Oct 1875
    TextNewspaper       Reason: fire
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Rebuilt as ALBION
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: fire
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Rebuilt as ALBION
    ...
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