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  • Reginald (1894)
        Official No.: 100654; First Rebuild: Official Number: 100654 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 124 x 20 -- 265 tons Rebuilt: in 1908 124x20x10 Owned by Calvin Company; to Imperial Oil Ltd. 1901; to A. Wright, Toronto 1903; Victoria Harbour Lumber Co. 1906, 1921; Randolph Macdonald Co., Toronto 1935. Built by Calvin Co., ...
      Official No.: 100654; First Rebuild: Official Number: 100654 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 124 ...
  • Marion (1849)
        Other Names: John Gartshore (1853); Prescott; 138x20x9 Owned by Calvin & Breck; to G. E. Jaques, Montreal 1856; to M. K. Dickinson, Montreal 1860; 1864; to T. G. Tranchemontagne, Montreal 1869. Pollywog (engines as far aft as possible for maximum cargo space).
      Other Names: John Gartshore (1853); Prescott; 138x20x9 Owned by Calvin & Breck; ...
  • William (1860)
        140x25x11 (width over paddle boxes 41') Owned by Calvin & Breck, Garden Island. Towboat. Very hard on fuel: with a heavy tow "charred dollar bills could be seen coming out of the funnel". Built in part from a wreck" (Registry document); also "built on bottom of propeller "Brooks". Destroyed by ...
      140x25x11 (width over paddle boxes 41') Owned by Calvin & Breck, Garden ...
  • William Johnston (1878)
        Official No.: 80874; First Rebuild: Official Number: 80874 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 86 x 21 -- 95 tons Rebuilt: Garden Island, Ontario, Canada in 1897 73x21x7 Owned by Calvin Company, to Donnelly Salvage & Wrecking Co., Kingston 1914, 1928; to Sincennes-McNaughton 1929. Built by Calvin Co., Garden Island 1878. First engine ...
      Official No.: 80874; First Rebuild: Official Number: 80874 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 86 ...
  • Henry Gildersleeve, sunk, 1870
        Reason: sunk Remarks: Raised ?? ...
      Reason: sunk Remarks: Raised ?? ...
  • Sea Bird (Schooner), aground, 28 Nov 1872
        Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off ...
      Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off ...
  • Highlander (Steamboat), fire, 8 Dec 1871
        Reason: fire Lives: 1 Hull damage: $15,000 Remarks: Total loss ...
      Reason: fire Lives: 1 Hull damage: $15,000 Remarks: Total loss ...
  • Hercules (Steamboat), fire, 8 Dec 1871
        Reason: fire Lives: nil Hull damage: $15,000 Remarks: Total loss ...
      Reason: fire Lives: nil Hull damage: $15,000 Remarks: Total loss ...
  • Simla (1903)
        Official No.: 112144; First Rebuild: Official Number: 112144 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 226 x 35 -- 1197 tons Rebuilt: in 1911 226x35x15 Owned by Calvin Company 1906, 1914; to Montreal Transportation Co. 1915; to Canada Steamship Lines 1920. Built by Calvin Co., Garden Island 1903. Engine 17-28-46x36 by Polson Iron Works, ...
      Official No.: 112144; First Rebuild: Official Number: 112144 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 226 ...
  • Traveller (1875)
        Official No.: 72569; 126x23x8 Built and owned by Calvin Company, Garden Island. Engine 34x84 by Ward & Co., Montreal (made 1854). Towboat. Sunk in collision with "Passport" 21/10/81 near Cornwall, raised.
      Official No.: 72569; 126x23x8 Built and owned by Calvin Company, Garden Island. ...
  • Parthia (1896)
        Official No.: 103641; 127x38x7 Owned by Calvin Company. Built by A. Brian, Garden Island 1896. Engine 34x84 by "Wood &Co." (Ward, Montreal?) Steam barge.
      Official No.: 103641; 127x38x7 Owned by Calvin Company. Built by A. Brian, ...
  • Raftsman (1840)
        100x22x7 (width over paddle boxes 32') Owned by Calvin & Breck. Built by Calvin Cook & Counter, Garden Island 1840. Ran rapids and towed to Lévis for engine. Had to stay on lower St. Lawrence until last of canals opened November 1845. Towboat.
      100x22x7 (width over paddle boxes 32') Owned by Calvin & Breck. Built ...
  • Prince Edward (1841)
        Other Names: Sir Charles (1843); Prince Edward; City of Kingston; First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: -150 tons Rebuilt: in 1846 123x16x9 Owned by H. Gildersleeve; to J. Bonter 1844; to Colcleugh & Greer, Kingston 1846. Built by Calvin & Breck, Garden Island 1841. Engine by Kingston Foundry. Used mostly on ...
      Other Names: Sir Charles (1843); Prince Edward; City of Kingston; First Rebuild: ...
  • Chieftain III (1906)
        Official No.: 117129; 153x39x9 Owned by Calvin Company. Built by Roney, Garden Island Ont. 1906. Towboat. Sunk in collision with Norwegian "Hero" 20/08/11 St. Antoine, Que., 4 killed. Pilot "severely censured". ; Final Location: St. Antoine, Quebec, Canada, Foundered (Collision)
      Official No.: 117129; 153x39x9 Owned by Calvin Company. Built by Roney, Garden ...
  • Chieftain (1874)
        Official No.: 71178; 137x24x9 Owned by Calvin Company. Built by Roney, Garden Island Ont. 1874. Engine 39x90 by Brush, Montreal (from "Henry Gildersleeve"). Towboat.
      Official No.: 71178; 137x24x9 Owned by Calvin Company. Built by Roney, Garden ...
  • Wellington (1856)
        171x25x11 Owned by Calvin & Breck, Garden Island and chartered to others for operation. Towboat.
      171x25x11 Owned by Calvin & Breck, Garden Island and chartered to others ...
  • D.D. Calvin (1883)
        Official No.: 83298; 166x32x15 Owned by Calvin Company, to Carlot & Smith, Belleville 1909. Built by Roney, Garden Island Ont. and launched 11/09/83. Engine 24-50x36 by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland. Steam barge. Destroyed by fire 11/04/10 Garden Island. ; Final Location: Garden Island, Ontario, Canada, Burnt
      Official No.: 83298; 166x32x15 Owned by Calvin Company, to Carlot & Smith, ...
  • Constitution (1832)
        Other Names: Transit (1835); First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 129 x 20 -- -225 tons Rebuilt: Niagara, Ontario, Canada in 1838 Second Rebuild: Official Number: ----- Propulsion: Sidewheel Rebuilt: Garden Island, Ontario, Canada 130x26x8 Owned by A. N. McNab, Hamilton; to H. Richardson, Toronto 1835; to M. & W. E. ...
      Other Names: Transit (1835); First Rebuild: Propulsion: Sidewheel Dimensions: 129 x 20 ...
  • Quebec (Bark), leak, 1 Jun 1857
        Reason: leak Lives: nil Hull damage: $200 ...
      Reason: leak Lives: nil Hull damage: $200 ...
  • Jack (1895)
        Other Names: Bothnia (1896); Official No.: 100661; First Rebuild: Official Number: 100661 Propulsion: Screw Dimensions: 178 x 38 -- 833 tons Rebuilt: in 1896 178x38x12 Owned by Calvin Company; to Pennsylvania Coal Co. 1901; to Montreal Transportation Co. 1903; to Meaford Transportation Co. 1910. Built by Calvin Co., Garden Island ...
      Other Names: Bothnia (1896); Official No.: 100661; First Rebuild: Official Number: 100661 ...
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